Teno Roncalio

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    member of the u.s. house of representatives from wyoming's at-large district
    in office
    january 3, 1965 – january 3, 1967
    preceded bywilliam henry harrison
    succeeded bywilliam henry harrison
    in office
    january 3, 1971 – december 30, 1978
    preceded byjohn s. wold
    succeeded bydick cheney
    personal details
    born
    celeste domenico roncaglio

    (1916-03-23)march 23, 1916
    rock springs, wyoming, u.s.
    diedmarch 30, 2003(2003-03-30) (aged 87)
    cheyenne, wyoming, u.s.
    political partydemocratic
    spouse(s)cecilia waters domenico
    children6
    motherernesta roncalio
    fatherfrank roncalio
    educationuniversity of wyoming
    military service
    allegiance united states
    branch/serviceunited states army
    years of service1942–1945
    unit18th infantry regiment
    awardssilver star

    teno domenico roncalio (march 23, 1916 – march 30, 2003), born celeste domenico roncaglio, was an american politician and writer who served in the united states house of representatives as a democrat. he is currently the last democrat to have represented wyoming in the house.[1]

    roncalio held positions in environmental committees during john f. kennedy's administration and in the 1980s. during his tenure in the house of representatives he supported multiple environmental bills and was a staunch opponent of american involvement in the vietnam war. after leaving the house of representatives he remained active in politics and helped some of the remaining successful campaigns of the wyoming democratic party before his death.

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Teno Roncalio
Teno Roncalio 95th Congress 1977.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Wyoming's at-large district
In office
January 3, 1965 – January 3, 1967
Preceded byWilliam Henry Harrison
Succeeded byWilliam Henry Harrison
In office
January 3, 1971 – December 30, 1978
Preceded byJohn S. Wold
Succeeded byDick Cheney
Personal details
Born
Celeste Domenico Roncaglio

(1916-03-23)March 23, 1916
Rock Springs, Wyoming, U.S.
DiedMarch 30, 2003(2003-03-30) (aged 87)
Cheyenne, Wyoming, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Cecilia Waters Domenico
Children6
MotherErnesta Roncalio
FatherFrank Roncalio
EducationUniversity of Wyoming
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Army
Years of service1942–1945
Unit18th Infantry Regiment
AwardsSilver Star

Teno Domenico Roncalio (March 23, 1916 – March 30, 2003), born Celeste Domenico Roncaglio, was an American politician and writer who served in the United States House of Representatives as a Democrat. He is currently the last Democrat to have represented Wyoming in the House.[1]

Roncalio held positions in environmental committees during John F. Kennedy's administration and in the 1980s. During his tenure in the House of Representatives he supported multiple environmental bills and was a staunch opponent of American involvement in the Vietnam War. After leaving the House of Representatives he remained active in politics and helped some of the remaining successful campaigns of the Wyoming Democratic Party before his death.

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