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  Allott, Gordon L.
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  1956-01-01  
 
NameGordon L. Allott
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Lamar, Colorado , United States
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Born January 02, 1907
DiedJanuary 17, 1989 (82 years)
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Feb 24, 2019 09:11pm
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InfoColorado; born in Pueblo, Colo., January 2, 1907; attended the public schools of Pueblo, Colo.; was graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1927 and from its law school in 1929; was admitted to the bar in 1929 and commenced the practice of law in Pueblo, Colo.; moved to Lamar, Colo., in 1930 and continued practicing law; county attorney of Prowers County, Colo., in 1934 and 1941-1946; director, First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Lamar, Colo., 1934-1960; city attorney, Lamar, Colo., 1937-1941; during the Second World War served as a major in the United States Army Air Corps 1942-1946; district attorney, fifteenth judicial district 1946-1948; vice chairman State Board of Paroles 1951-1955; lieutenant governor of Colorado 1951-1955; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1954; reelected in 1960 and again in 1966, and served from January 3, 1955, to January 3, 1973; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1972; chairman, Republican Policy Committee (Ninety-first and Ninety-second Congresses); died in Englewood, Colo., January 17, 1989; interment in Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colo.


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  11/07/1972 CO US Senate Lost 48.37% (-1.04%)
  11/08/1966 CO US Senate Won 58.02% (+16.08%)
  11/08/1960 CO US Senate Won 53.52% (+7.50%)
  11/02/1954 CO US Senate Won 51.32% (+2.65%)
  11/04/1952 CO Lieutenant Governor Won 56.54% (+13.07%)
  11/07/1950 CO Lieutenant Governor Won 52.31% (+4.61%)
ENDORSEMENTS
CO US Senate - R Primary - Sep 09, 1980 R John M. Cogswell
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 15, 1971 R William H. Rehnquist
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Dec 09, 1971 D Lewis Franklin Powell, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - May 17, 1970 R Harry Blackmun
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Apr 08, 1970 R G. Harrold Carswell
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Nov 21, 1969 R Clement Furman Haynsworth, Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Jun 23, 1969 R Warren E. Burger
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall