Sen. Orrin Hatch
|Orrin Hatch Presidential Exploratory Committee, Inc. | Senate Office | Legislation 106th | Vote Smart | Transcript of January 26 press conference|
end of his presidential campaign on January 26, 2000.
with the FEC to establish a presidential exploratory committee on July
U.S. Senator from Utah. First elected in 1976; now serving his fourth term and is up for re-election in 2000.
Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee; serves on the Finance Committee, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Indian Affairs.
to the U.S. Senate in 1976, defeating incumbent Democrat Frank E. Moss
with 54 percent of the vote.
Practicing attorney in Pennsylvania, then in Utah.
Worked as a janitor, a metal lather and an all-night desk attendant in a dormitory during law school.
Worked his way through college at BYU.
lyrics for Christian hymns. First recorded collection "My God is
Love" came out on CD and audiocassette in 1997.
Young University, BS in American History, 1959. University of
Law School, JD with honors, 1962.
|Family||Married to the
Hansen of Newton, Utah. Six children.
|Age||65 years old. Born March 22, 1934 in Pittsburgh.|
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Richard Vetterli and Brad E. Hainsworth. 1994. In the Lion's Den: The Story of Senator Orrin Hatch. Springville, UT: CFI
Richard Vetterli. 1982. Orrin Hatch: Challenging the Washington Establishment. Chicago: Regnery Gateway.
Higher Laws, Understanding the Doctrines of Christ--Deseret Book Publishing, 1995.
The Equal Rights Amendment: Myths and Realities--Conservative Press, 1983.
Copyright 1998, 1999, 2000 Eric M. Appleman/Democracy in Action.