Orval H. Hansen

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Orval H. Hansen
Orval H. Hansen.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Idaho's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1975
Preceded byGeorge Hansen
Succeeded byGeorge Hansen
Personal details
Born
Orval Howard Hansen

(1926-08-03)August 3, 1926
Firth, Idaho
DiedNovember 2, 2017(2017-11-02) (aged 91)
Boise, Idaho
NationalityUnited States
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)June Duncan
Children7
ResidenceIdaho Falls
Alma materUniversity of Idaho, 1950
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1954
The George Washington University, Ph.D., 1986
ProfessionAttorney, Military
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceU.S. Navy,
U.S. Air Force Reserve
Years of service1944–46 (USN)
ret. 1978 (USAF)
RankLt. Col.
Battles/warsWorld War II

Orval Howard Hansen (August 3, 1926 – November 2, 2017) was an American politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. He was a former congressman from Idaho. He served three terms in the House from 1969 to 1975, representing the state's 2nd district.[1]

Hansen died on November 2, 2017 in Boise, Idaho of complications from skin cancer at the age of 91.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Orval Hansen defeats Sanborn in second district runoff". Lewiston Morning Tribune. Associated Press. June 27, 1962. p. 1.
  2. Nate Poppino; Rocky Barker (November 3, 2017). "Orval Hansen, congressman who helped give Idaho a nuclear lab, dies at 91". Twin Falls Times-News. Idaho Statesman. Retrieved November 3, 2017.