Joel Hefley

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Joel Hefley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byKen Kramer
Succeeded byDoug Lamborn
Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 9th district
In office
January 1979 – January 1987
Preceded byWilliam J. Comer[1]
Succeeded byMichael Bird[2]
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 20th district
In office
January 1977 – January 1979
Preceded byWilliam S. “Bill” Flanery Jr.[3]
Succeeded byBob Stephenson
Personal details
Joel Maurice Hefley

(1935-04-18) April 18, 1935 (age 88)
Ardmore, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Lynn Hefley
ResidenceColorado Springs, Colorado
Alma materOklahoma Baptist University (BA)
Oklahoma State University (MA)
OccupationBusiness consultant, nonprofit program coordinator

Joel Maurice Hefley (born April 18, 1935) is an American Republican politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives representing the 5th Congressional District of Colorado from 1987 to 2007. He is known for being a critic of same-sex marriage.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Our Campaigns - CO Senate 09 Race - Nov 07, 1978".
  2. "Our Campaigns - CO Senate 09 Race - Nov 02, 1982".
  3. "Our Campaigns - CO State House 20 Race - Nov 02, 1976".
  4. Foster, Dick (September 8, 2006). "Hefley denies damage: Refusal to support Lamborn won't hurt GOP, he says". Rocky Mountain News. Archived from the original on October 12, 2006.