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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Colorado's 3rd district
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985
|Preceded by||Frank Evans|
|Succeeded by||Michael L. Strang|
Raymond Peter Kogovsek
August 19, 1941
|Died||April 30, 2017 (aged 75)|
|Alma mater||Adams State University|
Born in Pueblo, Colorado, Kogovsek graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School, 1959. He attended Pueblo Junior College, Pueblo, Colorado from 1960 to 1962. Kogovsek received his Bachelor of Science degree from Adams State College, Alamosa, Colorado, 1964. He then did graduate work, at University of Denver, 1965. He served in the Pueblo County Clerk office from 1964 to 1973. He worked as a paralegal aide from 1974 to 1978. Kogovsek served in the Colorado House of Representatives from 1969 to 1971. He then served in the Colorado Senate from 1971 to 1978. He served as a delegate, Colorado State Democratic conventions from 1966 to 1979.
Kogovsek was elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1985). He did not seek reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress. He was a resident of Pueblo, Colorado. Kogovsek died on April 30, 2017.
- Ray Kogovsek interview
- Colorado Legislators Past and Present
- Former U.S. congressman and proud Puebloan Ray Kogovsek dies at 75, The Pueblo Chieftain, Steve Hanson, May 1, 2017
- United States Congress. "Ray Kogovsek (id: K000304)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Colorado's 3rd congressional district
Michael L. Strang
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