HANSEN, James Vear

HANSEN, James Vear
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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HANSEN, James Vear, A Representative from Utah; born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, August 14, 1932; graduated from East High School, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1951; B.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1961; United States Navy, 1951-1955; real estate agent; insurance agent; member of the Farmington, Utah, city council, 1960-1972; member of the Utah state house of representatives, 1973-1980, speaker, 1979-1980; business owner; business executive; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2003); chair, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (One Hundred Fifth Congress); chair, Committee on Resources (One Hundred Seventh Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; died on November 14, 2018, in Farmington, Utah; interment at Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Utah.

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

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Library of Congress Web Archives

Washington, DC
Web site: In the United States 107th Congress Web archive, 2001-2002. Hansen's official web site as it appeared on December 12, 2002.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1982-1990, 9 commercials on 3 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Hansen's campaigns for the 1982 and 1990 U.S. congressional elections in District 1 of Utah, Republican Party.

Utah State University Libraries
Special Collections & Archives, Merrill-Cazier Library

Logan, UT
Papers: 1970-2013, 315.75 linear feet. This collection contains subject files, general correspondence, constituent correspondence, books, reports, maps, newspaper clippings, media, and other documents from James V. Hansen's 20 years as a U.S. congressman representing Utah's first district. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
Papers: In the Sierra Club Utah Chapter archives, 1972-1986, 12 linear feet. Persons represented include Hansen.
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