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Pioneer Profiles: George W. Bush's $100,000 Club
 
Name: Robert Wood Johnson, IV
Occupation: Chair & CEO, Johnson Company, Inc.
Industry: Finance
Home: New York, New York

 

Political Contributions:
Bush Gubernatorial Races: 
 $22,583
Republican Hard Money: 
$82,750
Republican Soft Money: 
$5,000
Democratic Hard Money: 
$6,000
Democratic Soft Money: 
$0
Federal PAC Hard Money:
$9,999
Total Contributions:
 $126,332
Soft Money from Employer:
$420,250
to Republicans:
$420,250
to Democrats:
$0
Robert Woods Johnson No. 4 is an heir to the Johnson & Johnson health care fortune, who heads his own personal investment company. He bought the NFLís New York Jets for $635 million in January 2000. Johnson attended a í98 hunting get together that Pioneer Heinz Prechter hosted for Bush and 12 top GOP fundraisers at his 10,000-acre Texas ranch. Bush emerged from this bird hunt as the GOP moneyed eliteís candidate. Johnson also was a hit. He amused the other big guns on the hunt by whipping out an elephant gun.


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