Richard Keith Armey (/ˈɑːrmi/; born July 7, 1940) is an American economist and politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Texas' 26th congressional district (1985–2003) and House Majority Leader (1995–2003).
|House Majority Leader|
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Dick Gephardt|
|Succeeded by||Tom DeLay|
|Chairman of the House Republican Conference|
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Jerry Lewis|
|Succeeded by||John Boehner|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Texas's 26th district
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Tom Vandergriff|
|Succeeded by||Michael C. Burgess|
Richard Keith Armey
July 7, 1940
Cando, North Dakota, U.S.
|Alma mater||Jamestown College|
University of North Dakota
University of Oklahoma
Armey is also an author and former economics professor. After his retirement from Congress, he has worked as a consultant, advisor, and lobbyist.
- ↑ Guttery, Ben R. (2008). "Biographies". Representing Texas. pp. 16–17. ISBN 9781419678844. Retrieved 2012-12-05.
- Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- Voting record maintained by The Washington Post
- Appearances on C-SPAN
- Dick Armey Archived 2012-07-24 at the Wayback Machine political contributions from Influence Explorer at the Sunlight Foundation
- Richard K. Armey Collection and Photograph Series at the Carl Albert Center
- Profile at the Wayback Machine (archived October 25, 2012) at FreedomWorks
- Armey in Exile, Luke Mullins, The Washingtonian, June 26, 2013