Senator Ronald Harold Johnson (R) is an American businessman and politician. He is serving as a senior U.S. Senator from Wisconsin under the Republican party.
Johnson was born in Mankato, Minnesota, on April 8, 1955. During his childhood, he delivered newspapers. He also worked as a caddy, a baled hay, and a dishwasher.
He attended Edina High School and graduated in 1973. He enrolled at the University of Minnesota and graduated with a B.A. degree in Business and Accounting. He furthered his studies till 1979. But, he did not receive a Master’s degree.
In 1979, Johnson moved to Wisconsin. There, he started a business in manufacturing plastic sheets with his brother-in-law. He worked as the company’s accountant and machine operator. He later became its CEO. But, his brother-in-law sold the company for $18 million in 1987. Ten years later, Johnson reacquired the company and remained its CEO