William L. Armstrong, American politician, Died at 79

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William Lester “Bill” Armstrong was born on March 16, 1937, and died on July 5, 2016.

He was an American businessman and politician.

Armstrong was a member of the Republican party and served as a United States Representative and Senator from Colorado.

In the year 1963 and 1964, Armstrong served in the Colorado House of Representatives.

Then he went on to served in the Colorado State Senate from 1964 to 1972.

During 1972, Armstrong was elected a United States Representative to the 93rd Congress.

He was reelected to the 94th and 95th Congresses (January 3, 1973–January 3, 1979).

During 1978, he was elected to the United States Senate, defeating Democratic incumbent Floyd K. Haskell.

William was reelected in 1984 and served from January 3, 1979, to January 3, 1991.

When he was serving in the United States Senate, Armstrong was the chairman of the Republican Policy Committee (99th through 101st Congresses).

He opted to retire and did not seek reelection in 1990.

William Armstrong was President of Colorado Christian University at the time of his death, having served in that position since 2006.

William was on the Board of Directors for Campus Crusade for Christ.

William L. Armstrong passed away at 79 years old.

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