Ben Nighthorse Campbell

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Ben Campbell
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Chair of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2005
Preceded byDaniel Inouye
Succeeded byJohn McCain
In office
January 3, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded byJohn McCain
Succeeded byDaniel Inouye
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2005
Preceded byTim Wirth
Succeeded byKen Salazar
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byMichael Strang
Succeeded byScott McInnis
Personal details
Born
Benny Campbell

(1933-04-13) April 13, 1933 (age 86)
Auburn, California, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic (before 1995)
Republican (1995–present)
Spouse(s)Linda Price
Children2
EducationSan Jose State University (BA)
Meiji University
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Air Force
Years of service1951–1953
RankE3 USAF AM1.svg Airman Second Class E-4
Battles/warsKorean War
AwardsKorean Service Medal ribbon.svg Korean Service Medal
Air Medal ribbon.svg Air Medal

Ben Nighthorse Campbell (born April 13, 1933) is a Cheyenne-American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from 1987 to 1993, and a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1993 to 2005. He was a member of the Democratic Party, until Campbell switched to the Republican Party on March 3, 1995.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ben Nighthorse Campbell Leaves Holland & Knight to Start Own Lobbying Shop". Retrieved August 1, 2016.

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