Star of reality show 19 Kids and Counting and father of nineteen kids as documented on television. He and his wife Michelle had two more children after the series began airing, so the show was renamed twice.
From 1999 to 2002, was a member of the Arkansas House of Representatives, but he lost in his bid to get into the U.S. Senate to Tim Hutchinson in 2002.
His 20th child, Jubilee Shalom, was miscarried.
The oldest of his nineteen children, Josh Duggar, fathered six kids himself.
He served as a member of the House in Arkansas while President Bill Clinton, an Arkansas native, was in the White House.