Senator David Johnson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation:
No Party Specified
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 80 (2003) - 87 (2017)
House: 78 (1999) - 79 (2001)
Home County: Osceola
David Johnson
Osceola County


Served two terms in House. Serving first term in Senate.


Dairy herdsman.


Graduated from West Branch High School. Received B.A. from Beloit College.

Memberships and Activities

Third generation involved in family agribusiness at West Branch. Former award-winning newspaper publisher and photojournalist, and leader in local economic development and historic preservation. Camp manager of three research expeditions to Antarctica and the Arctic, 1976-1979. Member of various farm, dairy, cattle, natural resources, and community organizations. Recipient of Distinguished Service Award from Iowa FFA, Chamber of Commerce, and Iowa High School Football Coaches Association. Lector at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Birth and Residence

Born and raised in West Branch. Resides in Ocheyedan.