Roy W. Johnson

Roy W. Johnson (June 19, 1882 – December 2, 1947) was a Nebraska politician who served as the 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska from 1943–47. Johnson also served in the Nebraska Legislature from 1937–39 (34th district).

Roy W. Johnson
23rd Lieutenant Governor of Nebraska
In office
GovernorDwight Griswold
Preceded byWilliam E. Johnson
Succeeded byRobert B. Crosby
Member of the Nebraska Legislature
In office
Personal details
Born(1882-06-19)June 19, 1882
Weeping Water, Nebraska
DiedDecember 2, 1947(1947-12-02) (aged 65)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican

Johnson was born in Weeping Water, Nebraska in 1882. He graduated from high school in Sumner, Nebraska, and Lincoln Business College. He served on the school board in Sumner and in Buffalo County, Nebraska.[1] He defeated John R. Long in the November 1936 election for the 34th district of the Nebraska Legislature.[2] He failed to get re-nominated for a second term in the primary in August 1938.[3]

He died of a heart attack while attending a convention in Chicago on December 2, 1947.[4][5]