Larry J. Johnson was born and raised in Camrose, and is a member of the CCHS class of 1968. Larry attended Camrose Lutheran College and later graduated from the University of Alberta with degrees in Arts and Law. He returned to Camrose to article, and later became a partner in Knaut Johnson now known as Knaut Johnson Francoeur.
Larry has served in executive and board positions for several organizations. He served five terms on Camrose City Council, accepted a provincial appointment to the board of East Central Health Region, Rotary International District Governor and selection to the University of Alberta Senate.