John Andreason

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John Andreason
Member of the Idaho Senate
from District 15
In office
1995 – December 1, 2012
Preceded byRod Beck
Succeeded byFred Martin
Personal details
Born(1929-04-20)April 20, 1929
Idaho Falls, Idaho
DiedOctober 16, 2017(2017-10-16) (aged 88)
Boise, Idaho
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Darlene Andreason
ProfessionRetired Director of Legislative Budget Office
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Branch/serviceUnited States Air Force
Years of service1950 – 1958
RankMaster Sergeant
Battles/warsKorean War

John C. Andreason (April 20, 1929 – October 16, 2017) was an American politician.

Life and career[edit]

John Andreason was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and lived 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 served in many civic organizations and held many political offices. Andreason served a term from 1969 to 1970 in the Idaho State Senate before he was elected again in 1995. Andreason served until 2012.[1]

He was married to Darlene Andreason and they had four children together.[2] Andreason was a Latter-day Saint. Andreason died from liver cancer on October 16, 2017 in Boise, Idaho.[3]

Committees[edit]

Andreason is served on the following committees:

  • Commerce and Human Resources - Chair
  • Education[1][4]

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[1][4]

Political organizations[edit]

Dates and Titles of previously held political offices:

  • Senator, Idaho State Senate, 1969–70, 1995–2012
  • County Chair, Republican Party, 1964–1968
  • State Committeeman, 1960–1964
  • Precinct Committeeman, 1955–1960
  • Former Member of the Arco, Idaho City Council[1]

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