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Former Representative Dan Johnson Dies

Dan JohnsonFormer Kansas 110th District State Representative Dan Johnson died in Hays over the weekend.

He was 77.

Johnson served in the Kansas House from 1997 to 2011.

Funeral services will be Thursday, July 3 in Hays.

U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Johnson:

"A farmer, veteran and representative for the 110th District, Representative Johnson will be remembered for his work ethic and commitment to improving his community and our state. Dan was independent in thought and firm in his conviction, and I am honored to have called him a friend. I send my deepest sympathies his wife Gwen, and ask all Kansans to join me in keeping the Johnsons in our thoughts and prayers during the days ahead."

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