Ron Johnston lives in Morgan, Utahhis boyhood hometown and his favorite place in the world. Ron writes a weekly column called “Life in a Small Town” for The Morgan County News. The column tells the stories of growing up and living in a small town.
Ron served a full-time mission in the California Anaheim Mission in 1978-1980. He and his wife, Julie Hilton of Murray Utah, have three children: Rob, Cam and Katie, daughter-in-law Brandee, and a grandson Gabriel.
Ron has served in many Church callings and is currently serving as the Family History Consultant.
He enjoys spending time working on the website that spawned this book, www.famousmormons.net. The site was started in 1995 with the help of Ron’s oldest son, Rob, who understood much more about web design than his father.
Because of the website Ron has had a great opportunity to communicate with people all over the world. Some of these communications have turned into missionary experiences.
The website receives more than a million hits each year.
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