John Andreason

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John Andreason
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 15
In office
1995 – December 1, 2012
Preceded by Rod Beck
Succeeded by Fred Martin
Personal details
Born April 20, 1929
Idaho Falls, ID
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Darlene Andreason
Profession Retired Director, Legislative Budge Office
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

John C. Andreason (born on April 20, 1929) is a Republican member of the Idaho Senate, representing the 15th District. District 15 includes Ada County which represents the Greater Boise Area. He has been a member of the Idaho State Senate since 1995 and is currently serving his 10th term. Andreason has held various positions within the Republican Party. [1]

Early life and career[edit]

John Andreason was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and lives in Boise, Idaho. Andreason graduated from Arco High School in 1947. Andreason attended Idaho State University and received his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Idaho in 1974. He was a Master Sergeant for the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1958. Before becoming a Senator, Andreason was the Director of the Idaho Legislative Budget Office for 23 years. Andreason serves in many civic organizations and has held many political offices. Andreason served a term from 1969 to 1970 in the Idaho State Senate before he was elected again in 1995. He is currently serving his 10th term, which will end in 2012.[2][needs update] He is married to Darlene Andreason and they have four children together. Andreason is a Latter-day Saint.


Andreason is currently serving on the following committees:

  • Commerce and Human Resources - Chair
  • Education

[2] [3]

Civic organizations[edit]

Past and Present organizations, charity involvement:

  • Past Deputy District Governor, Loins International
  • Past Staff Chair, National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
  • President, National Fiscal Officers Association
  • Member of NCSL Executive Committee
  • Treasurer of the National Education Commission of the States
  • Past vice-chair of the National Education Commission of the States

[2] [3]

Political organizations[edit]

Dates and Titles of previously held political offices:

  • Senator, Idaho State Senate, 1969–70, 1995–present
  • County Chair, Republican Party, 1964–1968
  • State Committeeman, 1960–1964
  • Precinct Committeeman, 1955–1960
  • Former Member of the Arco, Idaho City Council




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