(Biographical information from the Federal Judicial Center, http://www.fjc.gov/history/home.nsf, April 2007
Born 1/14/1939, in Cheyenne, WY.Federal Judicial Service
Judge, U. S. District Court, District of Wyoming.
Nominated by President Ronald Reagan (Republican) on 10/22/1985; confirmed by the Senate on 12/16/1985; received judicial commission on 12/17/1985.
Served as Chief Judge from 01/01/1992 to 01/01/1999.
As of April 2007, when this biographical material was gathered, Judge Johnson remained on the federal bench. Education
Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1961.
University of Wyoming College of Law, J.D., 1964.Non-judicial Career
U.S. Air Force, 1964-1967
Private practice, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1968-1974
U.S. Magistrate, U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming, 1971-1974
Wyoming Air National Guard, 1973-present
Substitute judge, Municipal Court of Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1973-1974
Judge, Wyoming State District Court, 1974-1985