Senator Cornyn

Cornyn Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Sam Johnson

May 27, 2020

AUSTIN— Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after former U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) passed away:

“Sandy and I join Texans in mourning an American hero, a true statesman, and a close friend,” said Sen. Cornyn.  “Throughout his long life of service, every step Sam took was for others, from serving the nation in the U.S. Air Force to serving North Texans in Congress.  I hope his many loved ones can take comfort in the fact that Sam is now reunited with his beloved wife Shirley, and in the knowledge of the countless lives he made better through selfless sacrifice for others.”