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  Vanderhoof, John
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AffiliationRepublican  
  1970-01-01  
 
NameJohn Vanderhoof
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado , United States
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Born May 27, 1922
DiedSeptember 19, 2013 (91 years)
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InfoJohn David Vanderhoof (Born May 27, 1922 in Rocky Ford, Colorado) served as the 37th Governor of Colorado from 1973-1975 as a Republican. He served as Lieutenant Governor of Colorado under John Arthur Love from 1971 until 1973 when Love was appointed to the National Energy Policy Office by President Richard Nixon. Vanderhoof was a banker and served in Naval Aviation during World War II, and received two Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Flying Cross and three Air Medals. Elected to the Colorado State House of Representatives in 1950, and served twenty years until 1970. Former chairman of Game and Fish Committee, and Business Affairs Committee of the House. Minority floor leader during 43rd General Assembly and elected Speaker of the House for the 44th, 46th, and 47th General Assemblies. Graduated from Glendale College in California in 1942. First Lt. Governor elected under new constitutional provision calling for joint election of Governor and Lt. Governor.


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  11/05/1974 CO Governor Lost 45.71% (-7.51%)
  09/10/1974 CO Governor - R Primary Won 60.46% (+20.92%)
  07/01/1973 CO Governor - Succession Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1970 CO Lt. Governor Won 52.46% (+7.22%)
  01/08/1969 CO House Speaker Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 CO State House 61 Won 64.39% (+28.78%)
  01/04/1967 CO House Speaker Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1966 CO State House 21 Won 58.43% (+16.86%)
  01/02/1963 CO House Speaker Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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