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Newt Gingrich

Newt GingrichAKA Newton Leroy McPherson

Born: 17-Jun-1943
Birthplace: Harrisburg, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Speaker of the House, 1995-99

Authored The Drug Importer Death Penalty Act of 1996, legislation that, if passed, would have imposed capital punishment for possession of two or more ounces of marijuana.

Father: Newton McPherson
Mother: Kathleen Daughterty
Father: Robert Gingrich (adoptive stepfather)
Wife: Jackie Battley (high school teacher, div. 1981, two daughters)
Wife: Marianne Ginther (m. 1981, div. 2000)
Wife: Callista Bisek (staffmember of his, m. 2000 after a long-term extramarital affair)
Mistress: Anne Manning

    High School: Baker High School, Columbus, GA (1961)
    University: BA, Emory University (1965)
    University: MA Modern European History, Tulane University (1968)
    University: PhD Modern European History, Tulane University (1971)
    Teacher: West Georgia College, Carrollton, GA (1970-78)

    Speaker of the US House (1995-99)
    US Congressman, Georgia 6th (1979-99)
    Defense Policy Board
    Human Events Contributor
    Alfalfa Club 1994
    American Cancer Society
    American Enterprise Institute Senior Fellow
    American Foreign Policy Council Board of Advisors
    Bohemian Grove
    Close Up Foundation Board of Advisors
    Committee for the Liberation of Iraq
    Committee on the Present Danger
    Common Good Advisory Board
    Council on Foreign Relations Terrorism Task Force
    Friends of Newt Gingrich Candidate
    George W. Bush for President
    Habitat for Humanity
    Hoover Institution Distinguished Visiting Fellow
    Foundation for the Defense of Democracies Distinguished Advisor
    John McCain 2008
    National Space Society Board of Governors
    Newt 2012
    Republicans Abroad Advisory Committee
    Renewing American Leadership Honorary Chairman
    Science Debate 2008
    Sierra Club (1984-90)
    Winning Our Future Beneficiary
    Young Americans for Freedom National Advisory Board
    Young Republicans
    Kentucky Colonel 1996
    Time Person of the Year 1995
    Adopted
    Draft Deferment: Vietnam
    Funeral: Richard Nixon (1994)
    Animal Bite baby cougar, Washington, DC (1-Nov-1995)
    Converted to Catholicism (Mar-2009)
    Funeral: Tim Russert (2008)
    House Banking Scandal 22 overdrawn checks, totaling $26,890 (including a $9,463 check to the Internal Revenue Service)
    Evolution Skeptics
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Marijuana

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    I Want Your Money (28-Jul-2010) · Himself
    Last Party 2000 (2-Nov-2001) · Himself

Official Website:
http://www.newt.org/

Author of books:
Lessons Learned the Hard Way: A Personal Report (1998)


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