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  Beno, John R.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameJohn R. Beno
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Pueblo, Colorado , United States
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Born November 13, 1931
DiedDecember 05, 2000 (69 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 26, 2019 02:12pm
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InfoBENO, John R(ichardson) - Catholic priest in Pueblo, Colorado, who was a presidential candidate in 1972.

Born 11/13/1931 in Council Bluffs IA, son of George S. & Fern (Richardson) Beno.

State Univ of Iowa 1951; B.A., Loras College 1955; St. Thomas Seminary 1955-9; Creighton Univ.; MRE at Loyola Univ. 1970

Beno became a Catholic priest and never married. Served in the Diocese of Pueblo CO 1959-66, then as director of religious education/liturgy 1966-70

Chairman, Tri-County War on Poverty, La Junta CO 1965-6

Member, Board of Directors, CO Migrant Council 1965-6

Executive Director, Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions 1970-3

Candidate for US President, 1972

Director, Ministry of Christian Service, Pueblo CO 1973

Chairman, Pueblo City CO Democratic Central Committee 1975-8

CO State Senate (D) 1981-86

Died in Shelby Co., IA

Havel, James T. U.S. Presidential Candidates and the Elections, 1:40-41; SSDI

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  11/02/1982 CO Senate 03 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1978 CO Senate 26 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/1972 US President National Vote Lost 0.00% (-60.69%)
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