Joel Johnson (Michigan politician)

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Joel C. Johnson
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 97th district
In office
January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2016
Preceded by Tim Moore
Succeeded by Jason Wentworth
Personal details
Born (1958-07-09) July 9, 1958 (age 58)
Saginaw, Michigan
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dawn
Children Four children, eight grandchildren
Residence Clare, Michigan
Alma mater Michigan State University
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

Joel Johnson was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives for three terms, from 2011 through 2016. His district consisted of Clare, Gladwin, Arenac and eastern Osceola counties. In 2011 and 2012, Johnson represented northern Bay County instead of eastern Osceola.

Prior to his election to the House, Johnson was the manager of Johnston Elevator in Clare. He is also a former president of the Clare Area Chamber of Commerce, a former board member of the Clare County Farm Bureau and the Michigan Agri-Business Association, and is a member of the Clare Rotary Club and the National Rifle Association.[1]


  1. ^ 2011-2012 Michigan Manual: Chapter III—The Legislative Branch: Joel Johnson