Richard Lamm

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Richard Lamm
38th Governor of Colorado
In office
January 14, 1975 – January 13, 1987
LieutenantGeorge L. Brown (1975–1979)
Nancy E. Dick (1979–1987)
Preceded byJohn David Vanderhoof
Succeeded byRoy Romer
Personal details
Richard Douglas Lamm

(1935-08-03)August 3, 1935
Madison, Wisconsin
DiedJuly 29, 2021(2021-07-29) (aged 85)
Denver, Colorado
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ProfessionCo-Director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1957-1959
RankFirst Lieutenant

Richard Douglas "Dick" Lamm (August 3, 1935 – July 29, 2021) was an American politician, writer, Certified Public Accountant, college professor, and lawyer. He served three terms as 38th Governor of Colorado as a Democrat (1975–1987) and ran for the Reform Party's nomination for President of the United States in 1996.

He was the Co-Director of the Institute for Public Policy Studies at the University of Denver.[1]

Lamm died on July 29, 2021 in Denver, Colorado from problems caused by a pulmonary embolism, one week before his 86th birthday.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "DU Portfolio | Dick Lamm". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2014-09-16.
  2. "Former Colorado Governor Richard 'Dick' Lamm Dies at 85". Retrieved July 30, 2021.
  3. "Dick Lamm, Who Served Three Terms As Governor In Colorado, Dies At Age 85". CBS. Retrieved July 30, 2021.