Mark Souder

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Mark Souder
Mark Souder.jpg
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Indiana
In office
January 3, 1995 – May 21, 2010
Preceded byJill Long Thompson
Succeeded byMarlin Stutzman
Constituency4th District (1995-2003)
3rd District (2003-2010)
Personal details
Mark Edward Souder

(1950-07-18) July 18, 1950 (age 72)
Grabill, Indiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Diane Zimmer
EducationIndiana University, Fort Wayne (BS)
University of Notre Dame (MBA)

Mark Edward Souder (born July 18, 1950) is an American Republican politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Indiana from 1995 to 2010.[1]

On May 18, 2010, Souder announced his resignation from Congress, after admitting to an extramarital affair with one of his part-time female staff members.[2][3]

In January 2022, Souder was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "House Accepts Souder's Resignation From Seat". WIBC (FM). Retrieved 21 May 2010.
  2. Souder to resign, Goshen News, 2010 May 18 (accessed 2010 May 18).
  3. Richard Cowan and Thomas Ferraro (May 18, 2010). "Republican Rep Souder admits affair, resigns".
  4. "Former congressman Souder updates cancer fight". WPTA21. Retrieved January 24, 2022.