JOHNSON, JAY W., a Representative from Wisconsin; born in Bessemer, Mich., September 30, 1943;
Associate B.A., Gogebic Community College, Ironwood, Mich., 1963; B.A., Northern Michigan
University, Marquette, Mich., 1965; information specialist, United States Army, 1966-1968; M.A.,
Michigan State University, Lansing, Mich., 1970; broadcaster and journalist, 1964-1996; president,
Family Violence Center, Green Bay; board of directors, Easter Seals of Wisconsin; vice-president for
communications, United Way of Brown County; board of directors, Wisconsin United Way; elected as
a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress (January 3, 1997-January 3, 1999); unsuccessful
candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Sixth Congress; died on October 17, 2009, in Washington, D.C.