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  Johnson, Byron L.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1959-01-01  
 
NameByron L. Johnson
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Englewood, Colorado , United States
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Born October 12, 1917
DiedJanuary 06, 2000 (82 years)
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Dec 21, 2014 04:34pm
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Infoborn in Chicago, Ill., October 12, 1917; graduated from Oconomowoc High School, Oconomowoc, Wis., 1933; B.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1938; M.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1940; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis., 1947; economist, Wisconsin State Board of Health, 1938-1942; staff, Wisconsin Bureau of Budget, 1942-1944; administrator, Social Security Administration, Washington, D.C., 1944-1947; professor, University of Denver, 1947-1956; member of the Colorado state house of representatives, 1955-1956; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Eighty-fifth Congress in 1956; assistant to Gov. Steve Nichols of Colorado, 1957-1958; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-sixth Congress (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1961); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eighty-seventh Congress in 1960; delegate to Democratic National Conventions, 1960 and 1968; appointed consultant for International Cooperation Administration, 1961-1965; professor, University of Colorado, 1965; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-third Congress in 1972; member, Board of the Regional Transportation District, Denver, Colo., 1982-1984, vice chairman, 1983, and chairman, 1984; professor emeritus, University of Colorado; died on January 6, 2000, in Englewood, Colo.


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  11/07/1972 CO District 5 Lost 36.45% (-25.88%)
  09/12/1972 CO District 5 - D Primary Won 66.80% (+33.60%)
  11/08/1960 CO District 2 Lost 42.39% (-15.22%)
  11/04/1958 CO District 2 Won 54.25% (+8.49%)
  11/06/1956 CO District 2 Lost 46.62% (-6.77%)
  09/11/1956 CO District 2 - D Primary Won 73.49% (+46.98%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Ambassador to the USSR - Mar 27, 1953 NPA Reject