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Dan Quayle

Knowledge Identifier: +Dan_Quayle


Dan Quayle

44th Vice President of the United States, serving with President George H. W. Bush add

Category: Politics

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (96%), India (2%), (2%)

Main connections: Indiana, George H. W. Bush, Arizona

Linked to: DePauw University, Republican Party, United States House of Representatives, United States Senate




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Dan Quayle was born in 1947 add something


James C. Quayle moved his family to Arizona in 1955 to run a branch of the family's publishing empire add something


After spending much of his youth in Arizona, he graduated from Huntington, Indiana High School in Huntington, Indiana, in 1965 add something


He matriculated at DePauw University, where he received his B.A. degree in political science in 1969, and where he was a member of the fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon add something


Quayle became an investigator for the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General in July 1971 add something


He married Marilyn Tucker in 1972 and obtained his J.D. from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1974 add something


From 1973 to 1974, he was the Director of the Inheritance Tax Division of the Indiana Department of Revenue add something


While serving in the Guard, he earned a Juris Doctor degree in 1974 at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law add something


He practiced law in Huntington, Indiana with his wife before being elected to the United States Congress in 1976, aged 29 add something


He won reelection in 1978 by the greatest percentage margin achieved to date in that northeast Indiana district add something


Robert Grant (Christian leader) - Grant involved national conservative leaders including Gary Jarmin, Howard Phillips, Terry Dolan, and Richard Viguerie in his movement and made national headlines when Christian Voice-backed candidates including Ronald Reagan, Steve Symms, Dan Quayle, and John East defeated entrenched incumbents in the 1978 and 1980 elections


In 1980, Quayle was elected to the Senate add something


Paul Helmke - In 1980, Helmke ran in the Republican primary for the Fourth Congressional District open seat in Indiana to replace Dan Quayle who was running for U.S. Senate; he was defeated by Dan Coats, who later went on to serve as U.S. Senator from Indiana


His 1986 victory was notable because several other Republican Senators elected in 1980 were not returned to office add something


In 1986, Quayle was criticized for championing the cause of Daniel Anthony Manion, a candidate for a federal appellate judgeship, who was in law school one year above Quayle add something


Manion was nominated for U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit by President Ronald Reagan on February 21, 1986, and confirmed by the Senate on June 26, 1986 add something


In 1988, Vice President George H. W. Bush was nominated for the presidency by the Republican Party and asked his party to nominate Quayle as his vice presidential running mate add something


On August 17, 1988, at the Republican convention in New Orleans, Louisiana, George H. W. Bush called on Quayle to be his running mate in the 1988 United States presidential election add something


Quayle participated in the vice-presidential debate of October 1988, alongside Democratic candidate Lloyd Bentsen add something


Mitch Daniels - In 1988, Dan Quayle was elected Vice President of the United States, and Governor of Indiana Robert D. Orr offered to appoint Daniels to Quayle's vacant Senate seat, but Daniels declined, fearing it would force him to spend too much time away from his family.


Indiana - Not until 1988 did another presidential election involve a native of Indiana, when Senator Dan Quayle was elected Vice President and served one term with George H. W. Bush


Indiana - Not until 1988 did another presidential election involve a native of Indiana, when Senator Dan Quayle was elected Vice President and served one term with George H. W. Bush


Sarah Palin - This was "the lowest vote of confidence in a running mate since the elder George Bush chose-Indiana senator Dan Quayle to join his ticket in 1988.


John Kerry - On November 15, 1988, at a businessmen's breakfast in East Lynn, Massachusetts, Kerry made a joke about then-President-elect George H.W. Bush and his running mate, saying "if Bush is shot, the Secret Service has orders to shoot Dan Quayle


During the 1992 election, Bush and Quayle were challenged in their bid for reelection by the Democratic ticket of Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton and Tennessee Senator Al Gore, as well as the independent ticket of Texas businessman Ross Perot and retired Admiral James Stockdale add something


His most famous blunder occurred when he altered 12-year old student William Figueroa's correct spelling of "potato" to "potatoe" at the Munoz Rivera Elementary School spelling bee in Trenton, New Jersey , New Jersey, on June 15, 1992 add something


Quayle faced off against Gore and Stockdale in the Vice-Presidential Debate on October 13, 1992 add something


Bob McEwen - Pat Buchanan, the conservative columnist who challenged President Bush in the 1992 presidential primaries, came to Ohio to campaign for McEwen, as did Vice President Dan Quayle and Oliver North


Ann Wagner - In 1992 she was state director of the campaign for the re-election of President George H.W. Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle


Candice Bergen - In 1992, Vice President Dan Quayle criticized prime-time TV for showing the Murphy Brown character "mocking the importance of fathers by bearing a child alone and calling it just another lifestyle choice


Murphy Brown - It achieved a high level of political notoriety in the 1992 presidential election when Dan Quayle mentioned the show in a campaign speech, afterwards known as the "Murphy Brown speech"


Murphy Brown - On May 19, 1992, Vice President Dan Quayle spoke at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco


Quayle authored a 1994 memoir, "Standing Firm", which became a bestseller add something


George H. W. Bush - This tenth presidential library was built between 1995 and 1997 and contains the presidential and vice-presidential papers of Bush and the vice-presidential papers of Dan Quayle


George Herbert Walker Bush - This tenth presidential library was built between 1995 and 1997 and contains the presidential and vice-presidential papers of Bush and the vice-presidential papers of Dan Quayle.


He decided against running for the 1996 Republican presidential nomination, citing health problems related to phlebitis add something


In 1996, he published his memoirs entitled "Standing Firm" but declined to run for public office in this time period due to being afflicted by phlebitis add something


Quayle considered but decided against running for Governor of Indiana in 1996 add something


Dan Quayle joined Cerberus Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar private equity firm, in 1999 and is chairman of the company's Global Investments division add something


In April 1999, Quayle announced his candidacy for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination, attacking front-runner George W. Bush by saying "we do not want another candidate who needs on-the-job training" add something


In the first contest among the Republican candidates, the Ames Straw Poll of August 1999, he finished eighth add something


He sought the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, but withdrew and supported George W. Bush add something


'" In 2002, Candice Bergen, the actress who played Brown, said "I never have really said much about the whole episode, which was endless, but his speech was a perfectly intelligent speech about fathers not being dispensable and nobody agreed with that more than I did add something


His son Ben Quayle was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2010 add something


In a February 2010 interview with Megyn Kelly of Fox News, Quayle announced that his son, Ben Quayle, would be a candidate for the U.S. Congress, running for a seat representing Arizona's 3rd congressional district add something


Reform Party of the United States of America - In April 2010, Dan Quayle condemned the Reform Party on CBS, saying: "Many remember the Reform Party of the 1990s, which formed around the candidacy of Ross Perot


In December 2011 Quayle announced that he was endorsing Mitt Romney for the Republican Presidential nomination add something


For the United States presidential election in 2016 Quayle endorsed fellow Republican Jeb Bush add something


Mike Pence - He is scheduled to take office on January 20, 2017 and become the forty-eighth American and sixth Hoosier following Schuyler Colfax, Charles W. Fairbanks, Thomas Hendricks, Thomas R. Marshall, and Dan Quayle, to hold the office


As of December 2018, Quayle serves as Chairman of Global Investments at Cerberus add something