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Jay Withington Johnson
Birth: Sep. 30, 1943
Bessemer
Gogebic County
Michigan, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 2009
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Congressman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served Wisconsin's 8th District in the United States House of Representatives from 1997 to 1999. He attended Northern Michigan University where he received his B.A., and was an information specialist while serving in the United States Army. Following his discharge, he had a career of more than thirty years as a journalist and television broadcaster in Florida, Michigan and Wisconsin. After his unsuccessful bid for reelection to Congress, Johnson was appointed by President Clinton to serve as 36th Director of the US Mint. His tenure in that capacity lasted from May 2000 until August 2001. He died from a heart attack.
 (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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 Parents:
  Reuben William Johnson (1910 - 1968)
  Catherine Virginia Withington Johnson (1913 - 1996)
 
Inscription:
REPORTER, CONGRESSMAN, MINT DIRECTOR
 
Burial:
Stonewall Memory Gardens
Manassas
Prince William County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Garden of Angels, Lot 18A, Spot 1
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Oct 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43287836
Jay Withington Johnson
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Jay Withington Johnson
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- 1 who lives in Christ sleeps in Christ♥
 Added: Apr. 3, 2014

- John P. Birosak
 Added: Sep. 16, 2013
Hi Jay. Gosh, haven't been by in a while! Cleaned up your marker again today; haven't been out there for a while because of my surgery. You're looking good now! LOL The stone your sisters asked me to put on your marker is gone, so I'll take you anoth...(Read more)
- Daddy♥s Girl
 Added: Jun. 22, 2013
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