|Office||Vice President (formerly)|
|Predecessor||George H.W. Bush|
|Greatest Accomplishments||Successful Jurist, Representative, and Senator|
Dan Quayle was the 44th Vice President of the United States.
Quayle was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1947. He attended DePauw University where he got his Bachelor's Degree in political science in 1969. He then joined the Indiana National Guard, where he attained the rank of sergeant and attained a Juris Doctor from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He also met his wife Marilyn at that college. Quayle worked as publisher of his families newspaper, Huntington Herald-Press, and practiced law with his wife.
In 1976, Quayle won a seat in the House of Representatives, and in 1980 he was the youngest person ever elected to the Senate from Indiana. In 1988 Quayle was selected to be George H.W. Bush's Vice President. As Vice President, Quayle was put in charge of the Council of Competitiveness and the first chairman of the National Space Council. After Bush and Quayle lost re-election, Quayle stayed out of politics for awhile and wrote his best selling memoir "Standing Firm". He ran in the 2000 Republican primary, but ultimately withdrew and endorsed George W. Bush. Quayle endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican primary.
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