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lawyer , United States Senator from Colorado

Gary Hart, former United States Senator from Colorado, lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1964. Student volunteer John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign, 1960; volunteer organizer Robert F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign, 1968; board visitors United States Air Force Academy, since 1975, chairman, 1978-1980; national co-chairman Share Our Strength, 1985; candidate for Democratic presidential nomination, 1983-1984, 87-88.

Background

Hart, Gary W. was born on November 28, 1936 in Ottawa, Kansas, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Bethany Nazarene College, Oklahoma, 1958. Bachelor's Degree, Yale Division School, 1961. Juris Doctor, Yale University, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy in Politics, Oxford University, 2001.

Career

Attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1964—1965. Special assistant to secretary United States Department Interior, 1967—1967. Private law practice Denver, 1967-1970, 72-74.

National campaign director Senator George McGovern Democratic Presidential Campaign, 1970-1972. United States Senator from Colorado, 1976-1984. Of counsel Davis, Graham & Stubbs, Denver, 1985.

Of counsel, strategic and legal advisor, international law Coudert Brothers, San Francisco, since 1988. Vice chairman Homeland Security Advisory Council United States Department Homeland Security, since 2009. Scholar in residence, Wirth chair professor University Colorado School Public Affairs.

Founder, 1st chairman Environmental Study Conference, 1975. Congressional adviser Salt II Talks, 1977. Adviser United Nations Special Session on Disarmament, 1978.

Chairman National Commission on Air Quality, 1978-1981. Founder Congressional Military Reform Caucus, 1981. Co-chairman, United States Commission National Security/21st Century, 1998-2001.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1964.

Works

Membership

Student volunteer John F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign, 1960. Volunteer organizer Robert F. Kennedy Presidential Campaign, 1968. Board visitors United States Air Force Academy, since 1975, chairman, 1978-1980.

National co-chairman Share Our Strength, 1985. Candidate for Democratic presidential nomination, 1983-1984, 87-88.

Connections

Married Lee Ludwig, 1958. Children: Andrea, John.

spouse:
Lee Ludwig

children:
Andrea Hart

John Hart