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Gary Johnson's Biography

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Full Name:

Gary E. Johnson




2 Children: Seah, Erik

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Minot, ND

Home City:

Taos, NM



BS, Political Science/English, University of New Mexico, 1975.

Candidate, United States Senate, 2018

Candidate, President of the United States, 2000, 2012, 2016

Governor, State of New Mexico, 1995-2003

Former Chief Executive Officer, Cannabis Sativa, Incorporated

Co-Founder/Owner, Big J Enterprises, 1976-1999

Member, Students for Liberty Board of Directors, 2011-present

Former Board of Directors Member, Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce

Former Advisory Board Member, Anderson School of Management's Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Member, Students for Sensible Drug Policy Advisory Council

Honorary Chair, Our America Initiative, 2009-2016

Father's Occupation:

Public School Teacher

Favorite Book:

All time favorite: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. Also high on the list is Tolstoy's Resurrection. Best recent read is The Road by Cormac McCarthy. I'm also a huge fan of Jon Krakauer.

Favorite Movie:

I love movies and see myself as a bit of a movie critic. Best all time favorite movie is Dr. Zhivago. Recent favorites are The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Departed.

Favorite Quote:

"If you tell the truth, you never have to remember anything." --Mark Twain

Favorite TV Shows:

I'm not much of a TV series watcher. I usually have CNBC turned on as background. I use my TV to watch news, sports and the movie channel.

Favorite Type of Music:

Top 40!

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Triathlete, Climbed Mount Everest, May 2009

Mother's Occupation:

Worker, Bureau of Indian Affairs

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