LUMMIS, Cynthia M.

LUMMIS, Cynthia M.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1954–

Biography

LUMMIS, Cynthia M., A Senator and a Representative from Wyoming; born in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo., September 10, 1954; B.S., University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyo., 1976; B.A., University of Wyoming, 1978; J.D., University of Wyoming College of Law, Laramie, Wyo., 1985; rancher; lawyer, private practice; staff, Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer, 1994-1996; member of Wyoming state house of representatives, 1979-1983, 1985-1993; member of Wyoming state senate, 1993-1995; Wyoming state treasurer, 1999-2007; Wyoming state lands and investment acting director, 1997-1998; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress in 2016; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2020 for the term ending January 3, 2027.

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

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External Research Collections

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

Norman, OK
Videocassette: 1988, 2 commercials on 1 videocassette. The commercials were used during Cynthia Lummis's campaign for a 1988 state house election in Wyoming, Republican Party.

University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center

Laramie, WY
Papers: ca. 1978-2016, 25.22 cubic feet and 98.41 GB. The collection consists of materials from Cynthia Lummis's four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. They include subject files collected by Lummis's office, files related to the committees on which she served, and correspondence. Also included are speeches and statements that Lummis made, press and media activities in which she participated, and certificates and awards that she received. An inventory is available in the repository and online.
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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Agriculture
  • House Committee - Appropriations
  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Natural Resources
  • House Committee - Oversight and Government Reform
    • The Interior - Chair
  • House Committee - Science, Space, and Technology
    • Energy - Chair
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