WIRTH, Timothy E.

WIRTH, Timothy E.
1939–

Biography

WIRTH, Timothy E., a Representative and a Senator from Colorado; born in Santa Fe, N.Mex., September 22, 1939; graduated, Harvard University 1961; received a graduate degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education 1964; received a doctoral degree from Stanford University 1973; United States Army Reserve 1961-1967; White House fellow 1967-1968; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Education 1969-1970; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; reelected to the five succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1975, to January 3, 1987; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1986, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1986, and served from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1993; was not a candidate for reelection in 1992; appointed counselor, Department of State, by President William Jefferson Clinton 1993-1997; became president of the United Nations Foundation in 1997.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Colorado Historical Society

Denver, CO
Papers: 1973-1987. 1 cubic foot. Congressional papers and correspondence, photographs, motion-picture film, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Finding aid.

University of Colorado Libraries
Archives

Boulder, CO
Papers: 1975-1992. 400 cubic feet. Congressional papers and correspondence, campaign records, speeches, press clippings, photographs, motion-picture film, sound recordings, and memorabilia. Topics include telephone deregulation, wilderness and environmental issues, Rocky Flats, budget issues, and major Colorado issues. House of Representatives papers (1975-1986) are closed until January 1, 1998. Senate papers (1987-1992) are closed until January 1, 2008. Requests for permission to use prior to these dates may be made to donor.
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