William L. Armstrong

American politician (1937-2016)

William Lester "Bill" Armstrong (March 16, 1937 – July 5, 2016) was an American businessman and politician. He was a member of the Republican party. He served as a United States Representative and Senator from Colorado.[1]

William L. Armstrong
United States Senator
from Colorado
In office
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1991
Preceded byFloyd K. Haskell
Succeeded byHank Brown
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1979
Preceded byNew district
Succeeded byKen Kramer
Member of the Colorado Senate
In office
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1937-03-16)March 16, 1937
Fremont, Nebraska
DiedJuly 5, 2016(2016-07-05) (aged 79)
Lakewood, Colorado
Political partyRepublican
Alma materTulane University
University of Minnesota
Military service
Allegiance United States of America
Branch/serviceUnited States Army National Guard
Years of service1957–1963

Armstrong died in Lakewood, Colorado on July 5, 2016 from cancer, aged 79.[2]

References change

  1. "William L. Armstrong". NNDB. Retrieved October 6, 2012.
  2. http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/william-armstrong-us-senator-colorado-dies-79-40385326