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Lawyer , senator

Gordon Llewellyn Allott, American senator, lawyer. Bar: Colorado 1929.

Background

Allott, Gordon Llewellyn was born on January 2, 1907 in Pueblo, Colorado, United States. Son of Leonard John and Bertha Louise (Reese) Allott.

Education

Bachelor, University Colorado, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, University Colorado, 1929. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Colorado College, 1963.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Colorado State University, 1968. Dr Eng (honorary), Colorado School Mines, 1967.

Career

Private practice, Lamar, Coloradocounty attorney, Lamar, 1934, 41-46;city attorney, Lamar, 1937-1941;district attorney, 1946-1949;lieutenant governor of Colorado, 1950-1954;United States senator from Colorado, 1955-1973;United States senator from Colorado, member appropriations and interior committees, 1955-1972. Attorney, director First Federal Savings & Loan Association Lamar, 1934-1989. Local counsel specializing in irrigation, trial and probate law Amity Mutual Irrigation Company, Brown Lumber Company, Kansas-Colorado Utilities, Inc., C.H. Habern, Inc., State Bank of Wiley (Colorado), Town of Wiley and various insurance companies.

Member Colorado Board Bar Examiners.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1929.

Membership

Vice chairman American delegate Inter-Parliamentary Union. United States representative 17th Assembly United Nations. American delegate Institute d'Etudes Politiques, Vaduz, Lichtenstein.

Member National Monuments Commission. National chairman Young Republican National Federation, 1941-1946 Major United States Army Air Force, PTO, World World War World War II. Member American Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association Southeastern Colorado Bar Association (president 1940-1942), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Airplane Owners and Pilots Association, Mason, Rotary, Phi Gamma Delta, Delta Sigma Pi.

Connections

Married Welda O. Hall, May 15, 1934. Children: Roger Hall, Gordon Llewellyn Junior.

father:
Leonard John Allott

mother:
Bertha Louise (Reese) Allott

spouse:
Welda O. Hall

child:
Roger Hall Allott

child:
Gordon Llewellyn Junior Allott