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Jim Leach

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James Albert Smith Leach (born October 15, 1942) is an American academic and politician. He was born in Davenport, Iowa. He was the ninth Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2009 to 2013.[1][2] He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa from 1977 to 2007 as a Republican.[3]

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  1. Pogrebin, Robin, "Rocco Landesman Confirmed as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts", New York Times, August 7, 2009.
  2. "NEH Chairman Jim Leach Announces Resignation". National Endowment for the Humanities. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  3. "President Obama Announces Intent to Nominate former GOP Congressman Jim Leach as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities". White House. June 3, 2009. Archived from the original on June 4, 2009. Retrieved June 4, 2009.

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