Personal Profile

Full Name Sam Johnson
Age 88
Hometown Richardson
Race White
Education Attended, Armed Services Staff College and National War College; B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1951; M.S., Information Assurance, George Washington University, 1974
Spouse: Shirley

Sam Johnson became a U.S. Representative in 1991. He serves the Third District of Texas.

He sits on the House Committee on Ways and Means and two of its subcommittees.

A fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force for nearly three decades, he flew combat missions in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars and was a Prisoner of War in Hanoi for nearly seven years.

After his distinguished military career, Johnson started a home-building business from scratch and served in the Texas legislature.

Johnson grew up in Dallas and graduated from Southern Methodist University.

Johnson is married to the former Shirley L. Melton. They have three children and ten grandchildren.