Jeb Hensarling

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jeb Hensarling
Jeb Hensarling official photo.jpg
Chair of the House Financial Services Committee
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2019
Preceded bySpencer Bachus
Succeeded byMaxine Waters
Chair of the House Republican Conference
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013
DeputyCathy McMorris Rodgers
LeaderJohn Boehner
Preceded byMike Pence
Succeeded byCathy McMorris Rodgers
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Texas's 5th district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2019
Preceded byPete Sessions
Succeeded byLance Gooden
Personal details
Thomas Jeb Hensarling

(1957-05-29) May 29, 1957 (age 63)
Stephenville, Texas, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Melissa Hensarling
EducationTexas A&M University, College Station (BA)
University of Texas, Austin (JD)

Jeb Hensarling (born May 29, 1957) is an American politician.[1] Hensarling was the U.S. Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district, serving from 2003 to 2019.[1]

He was the chair of the House Financial Services Committee, and has previously served as the chairman of the House Republican Conference from 2011 to 2013. Hensarling is a member of the Republican Party.[2]

On October 31, 2017, Hensarling announced that he would retire from Congress at the end of his current term, and would not seek re-election in 2018.[3]

Hensarling was born on May 29, 1957 in Stephenville, Texas.[1] He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.[1] He received his Juris Doctor at University of Texas at Austin.[1] He is married to Melissa Hensarling. They have two children.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Jeb Hensarling". Congress Merge. Retrieved 22 July 2015.
  2. "Hensarling, Jeb". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 21, 2015.
  3. Ackerman, Andrew (October 31, 2017). "GOP Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas Won't Seek Re-Election". The Wall Street Journal. New York. Retrieved October 31, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

Media related to Jeb Hensarling at Wikimedia Commons