Jim Leach

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Birthday
15, 1942
Birthplace
Iowa
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1942 (age 75)
Birthplace
Iowa

About

Republican politician who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Iowa for three decades. He was the Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities from 2009 to 2013.

Before Fame

He earned a Master's degree in Soviet Studies from John Hopkins University before continuing his studies at the London School of Economics.

Trivia

He won the Iowa state wrestling championship in 1960.

Family Life

He married a woman named Deba.

Associated With

He was an assistant to future Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in the late 60's.