HUNTER, Duncan Lee, (1948 - )


Oil on canvas, Mark Martensen, 2009, Collection of U.S. House of Representatives

HUNTER, Duncan Lee, (father of Duncan Duane Hunter), a Representative from California; born in Riverside, Riverside County, Calif., May 31, 1948; graduated from Rubidoux High School, Riverside, Calif., 1966; B.S., Western State University, San Diego, Calif., 1968; J.D., Western State University, San Diego, Calif., 1976; United States Army Airborne, 1969-1971; lawyer, private practice; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the thirteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 2009); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008; chair, Committee on Armed Services (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2008.