JOHNSTON, Harry A., II, (1931 - )

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JOHNSTON, Harry A., II, a Representative from Florida; born in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Fla., December 2, 1931; B.A., Virginia Military Institute, 1953; served in the United States Army as a first lieutenant, Fourth Armor Division, 1953-1955; J.D., University of Florida Law School, 1958; admitted to the bar in 1958 and commenced practice in West Palm Beach; Florida state senator, 1974-1986; president, 1984-1986; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Florida, 1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred First and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1989-January 3, 1997); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress.