Jennifer Blackburn Dunn

Born: Jul 29, 1941 AD
Currently alive, at 74 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Political Leader, Politician

1941 - Jennifer Blackburn Dunn, born on the 29th of July in Seattle, Washington. She was an American politician.

1963 - She attended the University of Washington and Stanford University, earning business degress.

1981 - 1992 - She was chair of the Washington State Republican Party.

1984 - 1990 - Twice a delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

1992 - Elected to the House.

1993 - 2005 - Was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the Eighth Congressional District of Washington.

1994 - She was Washington's only Republican in the House of Representatives until the Republican Revolution.

1998 - Became the first woman ever to run for the position of House Majority Leader.

2000 - She served on the presidential election exploratory committee for then-Texas Governor George W. Bush.

       - Served as Vice-Chairwoman of the Select Committee on Homeland Security and served on the House Ways and Means Committee and the Joint Economic Committee.

2004 - She announced she would retire from Congress, choosing not to run for re-election.
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