|Image, Congressional Pictorial Directory, 107th.
HANSEN, James Vear, a Representative from Utah; born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake
County, Utah, August 14, 1932; graduated from East High School, Salt Lake City,
Utah, 1951; B.S., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1961; United States
Navy, 1951-1955; real estate agent; insurance agent; member of the Farmington,
Utah, city council, 1960-1972; member of the Utah state house of
representatives, 1973-1980, speaker, 1979-1980; business owner; business
executive; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the ten
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2003); chair, Committee on
Standards of Official Conduct (One Hundred Fifth Congress); chair, Committee on
Resources (One Hundred Seventh Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the
One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002 .