Betty Boyd (Colorado legislator)

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Betty Boyd
Senator Betty Boyd.jpeg
Member of the Colorado Senate
from the 21st district
In office
March 2006 – January 9, 2013
Preceded by Deanna Hanna [1]
Succeeded by Jessie Ulibarri
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
from the 26th district
In office
Succeeded by Andy Kerr
Personal details
Born (1943-09-16) September 16, 1943 (age 73)
Manchester, Connecticut
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Douglas
Children 2
Residence Lakewood, Colorado
Religion Lutheran
Website Official website

Betty Boyd (born September 16, 1943) is an American state legislator. She represented the 21st district in the Colorado State Senate.[2] During her term, she chaired the Health and Human Services Committee and served for a time as the senate president pro tempore.[3]


Early life and education[edit]

Betty earned a baccalaureate degree in Sociology from Upsala College in New Jersey.[4]

Legislative career[edit]

Marriage and children[edit]

Betty and Douglas Boyd have two adult children, Jim and Kirsten.


  1. ^ Hughes, Jim (2006-03-22). "Sen. Hanna has tearful send-off". Denver Post. p. B2. Her successor, Betty Boyd, must wait two days to assume the seat... 
  2. ^ Colorado General Assembly Page Archived January 31, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Bartels, Lynn (2009-04-18). "Shaffer next in line for Senate president". Denver Post. 
  4. ^ Votesmart

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