John Hoeven

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John Hoeven
United States Senator
from North Dakota
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2011
Serving with Heidi Heitkamp
Preceded by Byron Dorgan
31st Governor of North Dakota
In office
December 15, 2000 – December 7, 2010
Lieutenant Jack Dalrymple
Preceded by Ed Schafer
Succeeded by Jack Dalrymple
Personal details
Born John Henry Hoeven III
March 13, 1957 (1957-03-13) (age 57)
Bismarck, North Dakota
Political party Independent (Before 1996)
Democratic Party (1996–1998)
Republican Party (1998–present)
Spouse(s) Mikey Hoeven
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Northwestern University
Profession Banker
Religion Roman Catholicism
Signature
Website www.hoeven.senate.gov

John Henry Hoeven III (born March 13, 1957) is a politician from the U.S. state of North Dakota. On January 3, 2011, he became a United States Senator for that state. A member of the North Dakota Republican Party, he previously served as the 31st Governor of North Dakota from December 2000 to December 2010. Hoeven was elected to the U.S. Senate in the November 2, 2010 general election. He replaced junior Senator Byron L. Dorgan, who chose not to seek re-election.