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  Hansen, George V.
NameGeorge V. Hansen
Pocatello, Idaho , United States
Born September 14, 1930
DiedAugust 14, 2014 (83 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 13, 2014 07:00pm
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Infoborn in Tetonia, Teton County, Idaho, September 14, 1930; attended public schools; Ricks College, Rexburg, Idaho, B.A., 1956; did graduate work at Idaho State University, 1956-1957 and 1962-1963; graduated from Grimms Business College in 1958; served in the United States Air Force, 1951-1954, and was a graduate of the Army language school; officer in the United States Naval Reserve, 1964-1970; grain elevator manager, 1950-1951 and 1954; public school teacher, 1956-1958; engaged in the life insurance business, 1958-1965; mayor of Alameda, Idaho, 1961-1962; upon consolidation of Alameda and Pocatello served as city commissioner of Pocatello, 1962-1965; past director of the Idaho Municipal League, 1961-1963; unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate in 1962; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-ninth and Ninetieth Congresses (January 3, 1965-January 3, 1969); was not a candidate for reelection in 1968 but ran unsuccessfully for the United States Senate; deputy under secretary for congressional liaison, deputy administrator for Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service, and vice president of Commodity Credit Corporation, United States Department of Agriculture, 1969-1971; returned to Pocatello and engaged in private business pursuits, 1971-1975; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1972; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fourth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1985); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1984 to the Ninety-ninth Congress; chairman of a political consulting firm in Washington, D.C.; is a resident of Arlington, Va.


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Wife Connie Hansen Dec 19, 1952-Apr 09, 2013

  11/06/1984 ID District 2 Lost 49.96% (-0.08%)
  05/22/1984 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 51.04% (+2.08%)
  11/02/1982 ID District 2 Won 52.26% (+4.53%)
  11/04/1980 ID District 2 Won 58.82% (+17.63%)
  05/27/1980 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 57.58% (+15.17%)
  11/07/1978 ID District 2 Won 57.31% (+14.61%)
  08/08/1978 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 55.55% (+11.10%)
  11/02/1976 ID District 02 Won 50.58% (+1.16%)
  08/03/1976 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 65.60% (+40.20%)
  11/05/1974 ID District 02 Won 55.66% (+11.31%)
  08/06/1974 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 52.37% (+4.75%)
  08/08/1972 ID US Senate - R Primary Lost 27.45% (-8.61%)
  11/05/1968 ID US Senate Lost 39.74% (-20.53%)
  11/08/1966 ID District 2 Won 70.32% (+40.65%)
  11/03/1964 ID District 2 Won 52.22% (+4.44%)
  08/04/1964 ID District 2 - R Primary Won 39.29% (+8.15%)
  06/05/1962 ID US Senate - R Primary Lost 39.76% (-20.47%)