1957 – Born on January 10th in in The Dalles, Oregon. A Representative from Oregon.
1981 – Received his B.S. from the University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
1991 – Was a majority leader of Oregon house of representatives.
1989 – Was a member of the Oregon state house of representatives.
1995 – Was a member of the Oregon state senate.
1999 – Elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses.