HANSEN, Clifford Peter (1912-2009)

HANSEN, CLIFFORD PETER, a Senator from Wyoming; born in Zenith, Teton (then Lincoln) County, Wyo., October 16, 1912; attended the public schools of Jackson, Wyo.; graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1934; member, University of Wyoming Board of Trustees 1946-1966, serving as president 1955-1962; engaged in cattle ranching; officer of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, the American National Cattlemen's Association, and the Livestock Research and Marketing Advisory Committee; Columbia Interstate Compact commissioner; Snake River Compact commissioner; Teton County commissioner 1943-1951; Governor of Wyoming 1963-1967; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1966; reelected in 1972, and served from January 3, 1967, until his resignation December 31, 1978; served on the board of several financial and civic organizations; was a resident of Jackson, Wyo., until his death on October 20, 2009; remains cremated and interred at St. John's Episcopal Church, Jackson, Wyo.

Columbia University
Oral History Project
New York, NY
Oral History: 1966. 1 reel; 53 leaves. Part of Jackson Hole Preserve project. Discusses setting up the preserve, local opposition, and negotiations relating to sale of land. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce.

New York Botanic Garden Library
New York, NY
Papers: Correspondence in Olindo Secondini papers, 1951-1975, concerning a mobile research laboratory for Navajo lands.

University of Georgia
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Oral History: 1971. 12 pages. Limited to reminiscences of Russell.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983. Finding aid.

University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
Laramie, WY
Papers: 1967-1978. 300 file cases. Unprocessed. Restricted.

Wyoming State Archives
Cheyenne, WY
Papers: Tapes, photographs, and clippings.

  • American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. The Energy Crisis. Panel discussion by Clifford P. Hansen et al., moderated by Paul McCracken. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1974.