This letter is in support of John Sam Williamson for Presiding Commissioner of Boone County. I have had the pleasure and privilege of knowing Johnny for more than forty years. Many people know that he is a sixth generation farmer in Boone County, served over eight years in the United States Air Force, and has served on multiple county and state committees and boards. Some may not know that his father, John Sam Williamson, Sr. served as Commissioner of Agriculture under Governor Blair in the late 1950's and member of the University of Missouri Board of Curators under Governor Hearnes in the early 1970's. He served on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Farm Bureau and later he served as Vice-President of the Farm Bureau. He was President of the local school board. My point in proclaiming this is that "the apple doesn't fall from the tree", and Johnny was raised in a household that was accustomed to serving the public. What many people may not know about Johnny is how caring and compassionate he is.
LETTER: John Sam Williamson
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