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John Paul Hammerschmidt

Born: 4-May-1922
Birthplace: Harrison, AR
Died: 1-Apr-2015
Location of death: Springdale, AR
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Arkansas, 1967-93

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1942-45); USAF Reserve (1945-60); US Army Reserve (1977-81)

Father: Arthur Paul Hammerschmidt
Mother: Junie
Wife: Virginia Ann Sharp (m. 11-Oct-1948, d. 2-Jan-2006, one son)
Son: John Arthur Hammerschmidt

    High School: Harrison High School, Harrison, AR (1938)
    University: The Citadel (attended 1938-39)
    University: University of Arkansas, Fayettville (attended 1940-41)
    University: Oklahoma State University (attended 1945-46)
    University: BS, Canbourne University, London (unaccredited degree mill, 1993)
    University: MA, Canbourne University, London (unaccredited degree mill, 1997)

    US Congressman, Arkansas 3rd (3-Jan-1967 to 3-Jan-1993)
    Construction Products Co. President
    Hammerschmidt Lumber Co. President
    Member of the Board of Dillard's (1992-)
    Member of the Board of First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas (as Chairman, 1966-)
    Member of the Board of Southwestern Energy Co.
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    George W. Bush for President
    Huckabee for President
    John McCain 2008
    Northwest Arkansas Council Chairman
    Rotary International
    Veterans of Foreign Wars
    Distinguished Flying Cross (four)
    Air Medal

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