Spencer Bachus

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Spencer Bachus
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by Ben Erdreich
Succeeded by Gary Palmer
Chair of the House Financial Services Committee
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Barney Frank
Succeeded by Jeb Hensarling
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 46th district
In office
January 3, 1984 – January 3, 1987
Preceded by Bryant Melton
Succeeded by William Slaughter
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 17th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1984
Preceded by Doug Cook
Succeeded by Mac Parsons
Personal details
Born Spencer Thomas Bachus III
(1947-12-28) December 28, 1947 (age 70)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Linda Bachus
Children 5
Alma mater Auburn University
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Military service
Allegiance United States
Service/branch Army National Guard
Years of service 1969–1971
Unit Alabama Army National Guard

Spencer Bachus (born December 28, 1947) is an American politician.[1] He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1993 to 2015.[1] A member of the Republican Party, he served as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee (2011–2013).

Bachus was born on December 28, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama.[2] He graduated in 1969 from Auburn University. In 1972 he graduated from the University of Alabama School of Law.[1] He is married to Linda Bachus. They have five children.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Bachus, Spencer T., III". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  2. "Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.)". CQ-Roll Call, Inc. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

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