|Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee|
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
|Preceded by||Ike Skelton|
|Succeeded by||John McHugh|
|Chair of the House Armed Services Committee|
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Bob Stump|
|Succeeded by||Ike Skelton|
|Member of the|
U.S. House of Representatives
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 2009
|Preceded by||Lionel Van Deerlin (42nd)|
|Succeeded by||Dan Lungren (42nd)|
Dana Rohrabacher (45th)
Duncan D. Hunter (52nd)
|Constituency||42nd district (1981–83)|
45th district (1983–93)
52nd district (1993–2009)
Duncan Lee Hunter
May 31, 1948
Riverside, California, U.S.
|Children||2 (including Duncan)|
|Education||University of Montana|
University of California, Santa Barbara
Western State University (BS, JD)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1969–1971|
|Unit||75th Ranger Regiment|
Vietnam Service Medal
Hunter was the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee.
Hunter ran for the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States for 2008, but failed to win many votes during the primaries, and he dropped out after the Nevada Republican caucuses.
Hunter was replaced in congress by his son, Duncan D. Hunter.
References[change | change source]
- "GOP chairman takes first steps toward '08 bid". Associated Press. October 31, 2006.[dead link]
- "Rep. Hunter drops out of GOP presidential race". Associated Press for USA Today. January 20, 2008. Retrieved January 20, 2008.
- "Hunter exits presidential race". CNN. January 19, 2008. Archived from the original on February 16, 2009.