|Name||John K. Andrews, Jr.|
Englewood, Colorado , United States
|| May 01, 1944
Aug 07, 2018 11:44pm
|Info||John Andrews was born on May 1, 1944, in Michigan, to John K. and Marianne Andrews, and grew up in Buena Vista, Colorado. After graduating from Principia College in 1966, he served as a U.S. Navy submarine officer. |
Andrews was a speech writer for President Richard Nixon, an education appointee under President Ronald Reagan, and founder of the Independence Institute, a free-market think tank.
Andrews, a businessman and educator, represented Arapahoe County in the Colorado Senate from 1998 to 2004. He served on the Education, Finance, Judiciary, and Public Policy and Planning committees, and was also Senate Minority Leader. He was elected Senate President in 2003.
Andrews runs a communications company, teaches humanities at the Colorado School of Mines, does a daily commentary on public television, and publishes a monthly journal called Andrews’ America.