James V. Hansen

Infobox_Congressman
name = James V. Hansen


date of birth= Birth date and age|1932|8|14|mf=y
place of birth= Salt Lake City, Utah
state = Utah
district = 1st
term = January 3, 1981 – January 3, 2003
preceded = K. Gunn McKay
succeeded = Rob Bishop
party = Republican
spouse =
religion = The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

James Vear Hansen (born August 14, 1932) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Utah.

Hansen was born in Salt Lake City, graduating from the city's East High School. From 1951 until 1955 he served in the United States Navy. He attended the University of Utah, receiving a business degree from the school in 1961. The same year that he left college, Hansen was elected to the Farmington City Council. He also worked as an insurance agent.

From 1973 until 1980, Hansen was a member of the Utah House of Representatives and served as speaker of the house from 1979 until 1980. He was elected to Congress in 1980 and represented ushr|Utah|1 from January 3, 1981.

In 1990 Hansen was one of the two main House sponsors of a resolution calling on the George H. W. Bush administration to stop pressure on Thailand to allow the sale of U.S. cigarettes. [ [http://www.desnews.com/cgi-bin/cqcgi_plus/@plus.env?CQ_SESSION_KEY=TPKDDGADMAWI&CQ_CUR_DOCUMENT=387&CQ_TEXT_MAIN=YES "Deseret News", March 20th, 1990] ]

Hansen retired on January 3, 2003. When the Republicans regained control of Congress in 1994, Hansen became chairman of the Committee on Resources. Hansen ran for the governorship in 2004, but was defeated in the Republican primaries by Jon Huntsman, Jr. who went on to win the election. He was appointed a commissioner on the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

Honors

When a portion of US-89 in Weber County, Utah was upgraded to freeway standards, it was renamed "James V. Hansen Highway."cite web | url=http://le.utah.gov/~code/TITLE72/htm/72_04_020800.htm | title=Utah Code Section 72-4-208 | accessdate=2008-08-21 | publisher=Utah State Legislature]

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References

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