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Justin Leroy Johnson (April 8, 1888 – March 26, 1961) was a Republican United States Congressman from California.

Justin Leroy Johnson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th district
In office
January 3, 1953 – January 3, 1957
Preceded byErnest K. Bramblett
Succeeded byJohn J. McFall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1943 – January 3, 1953
Preceded byFrank H. Buck
Succeeded byJohn E. Moss
Personal details
BornApril 8, 1888
Wausau, Wisconsin
DiedMarch 26, 1961(1961-03-26) (aged 72)
Stockton, California
Political partyRepublican
ProfessionPolitician

Born in Wausau, Wisconsin, Johnson graduated from the local high school and from University of Wisconsin–Madison; Johnson served in World War I. He then went to and graduated from University of California, Berkeley law school. Johnson then practiced law and served as city attorney in Stockton, California.[1][2]

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  1. ^ JoinCalifornia.com-Leroy Johnson
  2. ^ Kestenbaum, Lawrence. "The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Johnson, J."

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Frank H. Buck
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 3rd congressional district

1943–1953
Succeeded by
John E. Moss
Preceded by
Ernest K. Bramblett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 11th congressional district

1953–1957
Succeeded by
John J. McFall