Mike Callihan

Michael Callihan (born August 7, 1947) is an American Democratic politician who was the 42nd Lieutenant Governor of Colorado, serving from 1987 to 1994 under Roy Romer. He was an unsuccessful candidate for congress in 1992, losing to Republican Scott McInnis.

Mike Callihan
42nd Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
In office
January 13, 1987 – May 10, 1994
GovernorRoy Romer
Preceded byNancy E. Dick
Succeeded bySamuel H. Cassidy
Member of the Colorado Senate
In office
Member of the Colorado House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born (1947-08-07) August 7, 1947 (age 72)
Spokane, Washington
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Debra McDonald Callihan

Personal informationEdit

Callihan was born in Spokane, Washington, on August 7, 1947.[1]


He graduated from Regis High School in Denver, Colorado, and obtained his degree from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. [1]


Callihan is a businessman and politician who served in the U.S. Navy. In 1974, Mike was elected Gunnison County Assessor. In 1978 he was elected to serve in the Colorado House of Representatives, and in 1982 he was elected to serve in the Colorado Senate. [1]


Callihan introduced bills in effort to the youth with their drug and alcohol addictions. [1]


Callihan is married to Debra McDonald Callihan.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Mike Callihan". Colorado Lieutenant Governors. Retrieved 26 July 2012.
Political offices
Preceded by
Nancy E. Dick
Lieutenant Governor of Colorado
Succeeded by
Samuel H. Cassidy