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Todd Tiahrt

Todd TiahrtBorn: 15-Jun-1951
Birthplace: Vermillion, SD

Gender: Male
Religion: Protestant [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Kansas, 1995-2011

Marketing executive elected to eight terms in Congress beginning in 1995, succeeding Dan Glickman. Conservative Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights. Supported 1998-99 Clinton impeachment, 2001 USA PATRIOT Act, 2002 Iraq War resolution, 2004 restriction to bankruptcy rules, 2005 Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 2006 Secure Fence Act; opposed 1997 Kyoto Protocol to address climate change, 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2008 Wall Street bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform. Did not seek re-election in 2010, instead running unsuccessfully for US Senate, and succeeded in Congress by Mike Pompeo.

[1] Pentecostal.

Wife: Vicki
Daughter: Jessica
Son: John
Son: Luke (b. 13-Nov-1987, d. 24-Jul-2004 suicide by hanging, at the family home in Fairfax)

    University: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (attended, 1969-71)
BA Business Management, Evangel College (1975)
    University: MBA Marketing, Southwest Missouri State University (1989)
    Teacher: Kansas Newman College
    Teacher: Evangel College

    US Congressman, Kansas 4th (1995-2011)
    Kansas State Senate (1993-95)
    Boeing Proposal Manager (1981-95)
    Zenith Electronics Project Mgr (1978-81)
    Crawford & Co. Property Estimator (1975-78)
    Leadership Institute Bi-Partisan Congressional Advisory Board
    American Legislative Exchange Council
    Republican Liberty Caucus Board of Advisers (former)
    Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity
    C Street Group

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