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Tribute to Verne C. Johnson, Citizens League director and board member

Verne C. Johnson, a former legislator who served as executive director of the Citizens League from 1958-1967 and board president in 1974 and 1975 and remained active with the League throughout his life, passed away earlier this month. This video gives a glimpse of who Verne Johnson was and the things he valued most. The Citizens League is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year — you can read John Fitzgerald’s profile of the organization here.

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