Dennis Hastert

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Birthday
2, 1942
Birthplace
Aurora, IL
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1942 (age 77)
Birthplace
Aurora, IL

About

The longest-serving Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives in US history. He served Illinois as a congressman from 1987 to 2007.

Before Fame

He taught English in Osaka, Japan before returning to America as a sociology, economics and speech teacher.

Trivia

After he lost his speakership in 2006 he he resigned his seat mid-session and became a lobbyist. In 2016, he was sentenced to prison for sexual offenses.

Family Life

His son Joshua Hastert is a lobbyist employed for PodestaMattoon.

Associated With

He was preceded by Newt Gingrich as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.