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SALAZAR, John (1953-)

SALAZAR, JOHN, (brother of Kenneth Salazar), a Representative from Colorado; born in Alamosa, Alamosa County, Colo., July 21, 1953; B.S., Adams State College, Alamosa, Colo., 1981; United States Army, 1973-1976; farmer; rancher; business owner; member of the Colorado Agricultural Commission, 1999-2002; member of the Colorado state house of representatives, 2003-2004; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

Fort Lewis College
Center of Southwest Studies
Durango, CO
Papers: In the Southwest Colorado Political Campaign Materials, 1928-ongoing, 6 linear feet.
Persons represented include John Salazar.

  • "John Salazar" in Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.