Dick Armey

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Dick Armey
Dick Armey, official 105th Congress photo.jpg
Dick Armey in 1997
House Majority Leader
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
SpeakerNewt Gingrich
Dennis Hastert
WhipTom DeLay
Preceded byDick Gephardt
Succeeded byTom DeLay
Chairman of the House Republican Conference
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
LeaderBob Michel
Preceded byJerry Lewis
Succeeded byJohn Boehner
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 26th district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byTom Vandergriff
Succeeded byMichael C. Burgess
Personal details
Born
Richard Keith Armey

(1940-07-07) July 7, 1940 (age 79)
Cando, North Dakota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Susan Armey
Children5
Alma materJamestown College
University of North Dakota
University of Oklahoma
ProfessionEconomist

Richard Keith Armey (/ˈɑːrmi/; born July 7, 1940) is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas' 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003).[1]

Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist.

References[change | change source]

  1. Guttery, Ben R. (2008). "Biographies". Representing Texas. pp. 16–17. Retrieved 2012-12-05.

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