John Kline

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John Kline
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Chairman of the House Education Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by George Miller
Succeeded by Virginia Foxx
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Minnesota's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Mark Kennedy
Succeeded by Jason Lewis
Personal details
Born John Paul Kline, Jr.
(1947-09-06) September 6, 1947 (age 71)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Christine Lewis (Divorced)
Vicky May Sheldon
Children Kathy
Dan
Alma mater Rice University
Shippensburg University
Religion Methodism
Awards Legion of Merit
Meritorious Service Medal
Defense Superior Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal (3)
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Presidential Service Badge
Navy Commendation Medal
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Years of service 1969–1994
Rank Colonel
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Operation Restore Hope

John Paul Kline, Jr. (born September 6, 1947) is an American politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Minnesota's 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2017. A member of the Republican Party, Kline was the Chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

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