HAMMERSCHMIDT, John Paul, (1922 - )


HAMMERSCHMIDT, John Paul, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Harrison, Boone County, Ark., May 4, 1922; graduated from Harrison High School, Harrison, Ark., 1938; attended The Citadel, Charleston, S.C., 1938-1939; attended the University of Arkansas, Fayettville, Ark., 1940-1941; attended Oklahoma State University, &1945-1946; B.S., Canbourne University, London, England, 1993; M.A., Canbourne University, London, England, 1997; United States Army Air Corps, Third Combat Cargo Group in China-Burma-India Theater, 1942-1945; United States Air Force Reserves, 1945-1960; District of Columbia Army Reserves, 1977-1981; president, Hammerschmidt Lumber Co.; president, Construction Products Co.; president, Arkansas Lumber Dealers Association and Southwestern Lumberman’s Association; delegate to Republican National Convention, 1964, 1968, 1972, 1976, 1980 and 1984; State chairman, Arkansas Republican State Central committee, 1964-1966; elected as a Republican to the Ninetieth and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1967-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination in 1992 to the One Hundred Third Congress; is a resident of Harrison, Ark.