Joel T. Johnson
He was born on July 9, 1936, in St. Paul, Minnesota and graduated from Axtell High School in 1954, University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1958, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1961 with a M.D.. From 1966 to 1968 he was in the U.S. Navy. He is currently a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association and First Lutheran Church of Kearney and a former member of the Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce.
He was appointed to the Nebraska legislature on July 1, 2002 to replace Doug Kristensen who had resigned. He was elected in 2002 to represent the 37th Nebraska legislative district and reelected in 2004. He sat on the Banking, Commerce and Insurance, Health and Human Services committees.
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- "Nebraska Unicameral Legislature". Sen. Joel T. Johnson. Retrieved March 15, 2006.