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Dan Newhouse's Biography

Office:
  • U.S. House (WA) - District 4, Republican

Contact Information

402 East Yakima Avenue, Suite #1000
Yakima, WA 98901

Post Office Box 135
Grand Coulee, WA 99133

3100 George Washington Way #130
Richland, WA 99354

504 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Daniel 'Dan' Milton Newhouse

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Carol; 2 Children: Devon, Jensena

Birth Date:

07/10/1955

Birth Place:

Sunnyside, WA

Home City:

Yakima Valley, WA

Religion:

Presbyterian

BS, Agricultural Economics, Washington State University, 1977

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Washington, District 4, 2015-present

Former Assistant Whip, Washington State House of Representatives

Former Assistant Floor Leader, Washington State House of Representatives

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Washington, District 4, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Representative, Washington State House of Representatives, District 15 Position 2, 2003-2009

Candidate, Washington State House of Representatives, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008

Former Member, Agriculture Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Chair, Drought Committee, Washington State House of Representatives

Former Member, Natural Resources Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Rules Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Science, Space, and Technology Committee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Federal Lands, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Homeland Security, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Rules and Organization of the House, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Water, Power and Oceans Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Director, Washington Department of Agriculture, 2009-2013

Member, Alpha Gamma Rho

Member, Columbia River Task Force

Member, Daybreak Rotary

Former President, Hop Growers of America

Former President, Hop Growers of Washington

Former Chair, Leadership Academy, Council of State Governments (CSG)

Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Member/Elder, Sunnyside Presbyterian Church

Former County Board Member/County President, Washington State Farm Bureau

Former President, Yakima County Farm Bureau

Participant, Washington Agriculture and Forestry Leadership Program, 1981

Awards:

National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) Guardian of Small Business

Friend of the Industry, Yakima Valley Dairy Women

Leo Award, Yakima Ag Expo

Washington State Potato Commission Legislator of the Year

Association of Washington Business Cornerstone Award

Thomas Jefferson Award, International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA)

Award for Conservative Achievement, American Conservative Union Foundation

National Wheat Advocate Award, National Association of Wheat Growers

Washington Trade Hero of the Year Award, Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT), 2017

Hero of Main Street Award, NRF

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Farming, History, American History, Peanut M&Ms

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