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Donald Glenn BROTZMAN

(1922-2004)

BROTZMAN, Donald Glenn, a Representative from Colorado; born on a farm in Logan County, Colo., near Sterling, Colo., June 28, 1922; educated in Logan County schools; graduated from University Colorado School of Business at Boulder, 1949; graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law, 1949; admitted to the bar in 1950 and began practice in Boulder, Colo.; served as a first lieutenant with the Eighty-first Infantry Division in the South Pacific, 1945-1946; member of the Colorado state house of representatives, 1952-1954; member of the Colorado state senate, 1954-1956; Republican caucus leader in 1956; Republican gubernatorial nominee in 1954 and 1956; appointed United States attorney for Colorado by President Eisenhower and served from 1959-1961; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1965); unsuccessful nominee in 1964 to the Eighty-ninth Congress; elected to the Ninetieth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1975); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fourth Congress in 1974; Assistant Secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, 1975-1977; president of Rubber Manufacturers Association and National Rubber Shippers Association; chairman, Industry Safety Council, Washington, D.C.; died on September 15, 2004, in Alexandria, Va.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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