Olene Walker

Olene Walker

Olene Walker Governor Republican Utah She served as lieutenant governor of Utah for eleven years until Governor Mike Levitt left Utah to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  On 05 Nov 2003, she was sworn in as the first woman to serve as governor of Utah.  In...
Tom Udall

Tom Udall

Tom Udall Congressman Democrat New Mexico First elected in 1998 representing New Mexico’s third...
Elbert Duncan Thomas

Elbert Duncan Thomas

Elbert Duncan Thomas    Democrat  United States Senator He made efforts to promote U.S. rescue of Jewish refugees from the Holocaust. During the Holocaust, Sen. Thomas, a devout Mormon, championed a Senate resolution that put pressure on President Roosevelt to...
Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart

Chris Stewart  Respective Represents Utah’s 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Chris a former Air Force pilot who received a strong endorsement from Glen Beck, won the general election in 2012 against his Democratic...
Reed Smoot

Reed Smoot

Reed Smoot (1862-1941) US Senator Republican Utah      He represented Utah in the US Senate for 30 years, longer than any other Utah senator. He is the only Mormon apostle to serve in the U.S. Senate. He served concurrently as a Mormon apostle, thus earning the...
Gordon Smith

Gordon Smith

Gordon Smith US Senator Republican Oregon First elected to the US Senate in 1996, he is currently serving his second term for Oregon. He previously served in the Oregon state senate before he became the first U.S. Senator from eastern Oregon since...
Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson Congressman Republican Idaho First elected in 1998, representing Idaho’s second...
Krysten Sinema

Krysten Sinema

Krysten Sinema Arizona state legislator and the only Democrat among newly elected LDS Members of Congress in 2012 , She was elected to the House of Representatives for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, which includes the city of Tempe as well as parts of...
Matt Salmon

Matt Salmon

Matt Salmon  Congressman (R-Arizona, 1995-2001)   he was elected in 2012 to the House of Representatives for Arizona’s 5thCongressional District, which includes a good deal of the territory he represented twelve years ago when he served in Congress including...
Terry Rooney

Terry Rooney

Terry Rooney Bradford North First elected in 1990, and he became the only LDS Member of Parliament in Great Britain (House of Commons).  He belongs to the New Labour Party, the same party as the British Prime Minister, Tony...
George W. Romney

George W. Romney

George W. Romney (1907-1995) Governor, Republican, Michigan Chairman, American Motors Corp. Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, governor of Michigan, chairman of American Motors Corp. and a contender for the 1968 Republican presidential...
Harry Reid

Harry Reid

Harry Reid US Senate Majority Leader Democrat Nevada Senate Majority leader Harry Reid (C)(D-NV) Reid, a moderate Nevada Democrat, was elected by colleagues on Tuesday November 14th 2006  as U.S. Senate majority leader for the 110th Congress took office January 3,...
Larry Pressler

Larry Pressler

Larry Pressler Congress and Senate  South Dakota  He served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives (1975-79) and three terms in the U.S. Senate (1979-97), losing re-election to Tim Johnson (1996). He was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to the Senate....
Ivy Baker Priest

Ivy Baker Priest

Ivy Baker Priest (1905-1975) US Treasurer She served as the U.S. Treasurer under President Eisenhower. Her signature appeared on U.S. currency from 1953 to 1961. She went on to serve as California Treasurer under Ronald Reagan. She was the mother of the actress who...
Ron Packard

Ron Packard

Ron Packard Congressman Republican California In 2001, he retired after 18 years as a member of the House of Representatives California’s 48th...
Jim Matheson

Jim Matheson

Jim Matheson Congressman Democrat Utah Jim Mathison who took office January 3, 2001, ran for reelection in 2012 in Utah’s 4th Congressional District.  It was another uphill race for Matheson, but against serious odds he squeaked out a narrow win, beating Mia...
Rep. Dan Marriott

Rep. Dan Marriott

Rep. Dan Marriott Congressman Republican Utah (1977-1985) Photo Deseret News Since Congress, Marriott  focused on his insurance and investment company, “and real estate was my hobby. But it got bigger than my business.”       That includes building the...
Rep. Howard Nielson

Rep. Howard Nielson

Rep. Howard Nielson Congressman Republican Utah (1983-1991) Howard Nielson,  chose to walk away from Congress after four terms to allow him and his wife to do some missionary work for the LDS Church. They then served full-time missions in Australia and Hungary and a...
Gregory J. Newell

Gregory J. Newell

Gregory J. Newell Undersecretary of State Republican In 1980 he became director of Presidential scheduling, Reagan-Bush Committee, Arlington, Virginia.  In 1980 – 1981 he was a staff member of the Presidential Transition Foundation, Washington, DC.  He then...
Buck McKeon

Buck McKeon

Buck McKeon Congressman Republican CaliforniaFirst elected in 1992, he is currently serving his seventh term, representing California’s twenty-fifth...
Mike Lee

Mike Lee

Mike Lee Michael Shumway “Mike” is a lawyer and a United States Senator from Utah.  Lee has been a constitutional lawyer in Utah and Washington, D.C, in addition to serving as a clerk for then-Judge Samuel A. Alito, Jr. His father, Rex E. Lee, was the...
Michael O. Leavitt

Michael O. Leavitt

Michael O. Leavitt Secretary Health and Human Services He was governor of Utah from 1993-2003 .  In 2003, President Bush asked him to become administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  In 2004, President Bush asked him to serve as in his cabinet as...
Raul Rafael Labrador

Raul Rafael Labrador

Raul Rafael Labrador   U.S. Representative for Idaho’s 1st congressional district. In 2010 Labrador defeated Democratic incumbent Walt Minnick in the general election. Labrador was reelected in November 2012 after defeating Jimmy Farris. Days after the election...
Rep. David S. King

Rep. David S. King

 Rep. David S. King Congressman Utah Democrat (1959-1963, ’65-67) David S. King, was a House member back when civil-rights legislation was being debated and the U.S. space program was just beginning (he supported both). He grew up in politics. His father,...
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