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Small business owner , State legislator

Russell Lee Donley, III, small business owner, former state legislator. Named Wyoming Outstanding Young Engineer, Sigma Tau, 1974, Distinguished Wyoming Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, 1976; recipient award for engineering excellence, American Consultant Engineers Council, Legislator of the Year award, National Republican Legislators Association, 1981.


III, Russell Lee Donley, was born on February 3, 1939 in Salt Lake City. Son of R. Lee and Leona (Sherwood) Donley.


Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering with honors, University Wyoming, 1961. Master of Science in Engineering, University Florida, 1962.


From member to speaker of house, Wyoming House of Representatives, 1969-1984;Chairman of the Board National Center Constitutional Studies, Wyoming region, 1983-1987;Chief Executive Officer, Constitution Schools Inc., Casper, since 1987;owner, Russell L. Donley & Associations, since 1988;vice president, National Business Solutions, LLC, since 1997. Chairman appropriations committee Wyo House of Representatives, 1975-1978, chairman legislation management county, 1983-1984.


The hope of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the purpose of life on this earth is to teach people and prepare them that everybody, along with their families, might live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ eternally.


Chairman Western Region Council State Govts., 1982-1983. Republican candidate for government Wyo, 1986. Precinct committeeman Republican Center Committee, 1987-1996.

Chairman Wyoming Young Representatives, 1968. Finance chairman Natrona County Republican Center Committee, 1970. President of the board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Casper, 1976-1977.

State chairman Initiative # 3 doctor Invest in Wyoming not Wall St., 1994. Former member American Water Works Association, National Society Professional Engineers, Wyoming Society.Profl. Engineers, Wyoming Engineering Society, Wyoming Association Cons.

Engineers and Surveyors.


Married Karen Kocherhans, June 4, 1960. Children: Tammera Sue, Tonya Kay, Christina Lynn.

R. Lee Donley

Leona (Sherwood) Donley

Karen Kocherhans

Tammera Sue III

Tonya Kay III

Christina Lynn III