Wayne Allard

US politician

Wayne Allard (born December 2, 1943[1]) was a Republican U.S. Senator from Colorado. He served in the United States Senate from 1997 to 2009. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1991 to 1997.[1] In 2003, Allard tried to make same-sex marriage illegal.[2] In April 2006 , Time called Allard one of America's 5 Worst Senators. Time called him "The Invisible Man". [3]

Wayne Allard
Wayne Allard official portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2009
Preceded byHank Brown
Succeeded byMark Udall
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 1997
Preceded byHank Brown
Succeeded byBob Schaffer
Personal details
Born(1943-02-12)February 12, 1943
Fort Collins, Colorado
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Joan Malcolm
ChildrenChristi Allard
Cheryl Allard
ResidenceLoveland, Colorado
Alma materColorado State University

Allard was born on December 2, 1943 in Fort Collins, Colorado. He graduated from the Colorado State University. He is married to Joan Malcolm. They have two children.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Allard, Wayne". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 17, 2015.
  2. "Search Results – THOMAS (Library of Congress)". Archived from the original on 2008-10-08. Retrieved 2019-11-01.
  3. "Wayne Allard: The Invisible Man". Time. April 14, 2006. Archived from the original on June 16, 2006. Retrieved November 1, 2019.

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