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Dennis Hastert
59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives
In office
January 6, 1999 – January 3, 2007
President Bill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded by Newt Gingrich
Succeeded by Nancy Pelosi
Republican Chief Deputy Whip of the House of Representatives
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 1999
Whip Tom DeLay
Preceded by Robert Smith Walker
Succeeded by Roy Blunt
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 14th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – November 26, 2007
Preceded by John E. Grotberg
Succeeded by Bill Foster
Personal details
Born John Dennis Hastert
January 2, 1942 (1942-01-02) (age 78)
Aurora, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jean Kahl
Residence Plano, Illinois
Alma mater Wheaton College
Northern Illinois University
Occupation High School Teacher
Religion Methodist

John Dennis "Denny" Hastert (/ˈhæstərt/; born January 2, 1942) is an American politician, lobbyist and member of the Republican Party. He was the 59th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1999 to 2007. He represented Illinois's 14th congressional district for twenty years, 1987 to 2007.[1]


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