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(1959- )

HILLEARY, Van, a Representative from Tennessee; born in Dayton, Rhea County, Tenn., June 20, 1959; graduated from Rhea County High School, Dayton, Tenn.; B.S., University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., 1981; J.D., Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, Ala., 1990; lawyer, private practice; business executive; United States Air Force, 1982-1984; United States Air Force Reserve, 1984 to present; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002, but was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Tennessee.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present