John Dennis HASTERT, Congress, IL (1942)
HASTERT John Dennis , a Representative from Illinois; born in Aurora, Kane County, Ill., January 2, 1942; B.A., Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., 1964; M.S., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill.,1967; teacher; athletic coach; business owner; member of the Illinois state house of representatives, 1980-1986; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and to the ten succeeding Congresses until his resignation on November 26, 2007 (January 3, 1987-November 26, 2007); Speaker of the House (One Hundred Sixth through One Hundred Ninth Congresses).
Hastert, Dennis. Speaker: Lessons From 40 Years in Coaching and Politics. Washington: Regnery Publishing, Inc., 2004.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present