MCINNIS, Scott

McINNIS, Scott
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
1953–

Biography

McINNIS, Scott, a Representative from Colorado; born in Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colo., May 9, 1953; graduated from Glenwood Springs High School, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; attended Mesa College, Grand Junction, Colo.; B.A., Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colo., 1975; J.D., St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Tex., 1980; police officer, Glenwood Springs, Colo.; hospital director; lawyer, private practice; member of the Colorado state house of representatives, 1983-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Ninth Congress in 2004; unsuccessful candidate for Republican nomination for governor of Colorado in 2010.

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

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External Research Collections

Colorado Historical Society

Denver, CO
Papers: 1982-2004, 3 boxes. The collection consists of nine scrapbooks compiled by Scott McInnis, a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993-2005. The scrapbooks highlight McInnis' career during his tenure as a congressman.

Fort Lewis College
Center of Southwest Studies

Durango, CO
Papers: 1983-2004, approximately 116 linear feet. The first half of this collection contains the historically significant records retained from the Honorable Scott McInnis' years in the Colorado state legislature. The predominant group of materials are subject files pertaining to the most significant issues that Congressman McInnis encountered during his years in the Colorado legislature. Of especial importance among these materials are records pertaining to his primary legislative concerns: higher education, tax policy, highways, water, and natural resources. The Center anticipates opening access to the more recent records effective 1/31/2007: the bulk of the records documenting the Congressman's service in the U.S. House of Representatives that ended with his retirement from that role at the end of 2004. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
Papers: In the Southwest Colorado Political Campaign Materials Collection, ca. 1928-2006, 3 linear feet. Persons represented include Scott McInnis.
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