William L. Armstrong as a U.S. Representative and a Senator from Colorado; born in Fremont, Nebraska, March 16, 1937; he is a graduate of Tulane University and the University of Minnesota he served in the United States Army National Guard 1957-1963; he became president of a radio station in Aurora, Colorado. He was also a banker; He was elected to the Colorado state house of representative and served from 1963-1964; he then became a Colorado State Senator 1965-1972; He eventually became the State senate majority leader and served in that regards from 1969-1972; he was elected in 1972 as a Republican to the Ninety-third Congress; reelected to the Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate in 1978 for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the United States Senate; reelected in 1984, and served from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1991; not a candidate for reelection in 1990; chairman, Republican Policy Committee (Ninety-ninth through One Hundred First Congresses); is a resident of Littleton, Colorado.
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Preceded by: District Created United States Representative for the 5th District of Colorado 1973-1979 Succeeded by: Kenneth B. Kramer Preceded by: Floyd K. Haskell U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Colorado 1979-1991 Served alongside: Gary Hart, Timothy E. Wirth Succeeded by: Hank Brown