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Hyde, Henry John

Born: 1924 AD
Currently alive, at 94 years of age.
1.5 (30%) 4 votes

US lawyer and Republican politician


admitted to Illinois bar 1950


Representative from Illinois 1975–


sponsor and eponym of Hyde Amendment 1976 restricting use of federal funding for abortions


chairman of House Judiciary Committee 1995-2001


presided over Judiciary Committee hearings on impeachment of Bill Clinton, culminating in drafting of four articles of impeachment 1998, two of them (for perjury and obstruction of justice) being passed by House of Representatives


chairman of House International Relations Committee 2001–

1.5 (30%) 4 votes