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Steny Hoyer
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Age:71
Birth Date:June 14, 1939
Astrology Sign:Gemini
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Occupation:US Politician

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STENY HOYER
Steny Hoyer

Biography:Steny Hoyer (born June 14, 1939) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 5th district of the State of Maryland (map) since 1981, and is the current House Minority Whip.

Hoyer was born in New York City but grew up in Mitchellville, Maryland. He graduated from Suitland High School in Suitland, Maryland and went on to attend the University of Maryland, College Park, earning a B.S. degree in 1963. He earned his law degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. in 1966. He and his deceased wife, Judy Pickett Hoyer, have three daughters: Susan, Stefany, and Anne.

In 1966 at the age of 27, Hoyer won a seat in the Maryland State Senate. In 1975, at the age of 35, Hoyer was elected President of the Senate, the youngest in state history.

In 1981, Hoyer was elected to the House of Representatives by special election to succeed the ailing Gladys Spellman from the fifth congressional district of Maryland. He is now the longest-serving House member from Southern Maryland in history, as well as the highest-ranking member of Congress in Maryland history.

Hoyer has served as Chair of the Democratic Caucus, the fourth-ranking position among House Democrats, from 1989 to 1994; the former Co-Chair (and a current member) of the Democratic Steering Committee; and as the chief candidate recruiter for House Democrats from 1995 to 2000. He also served as Deputy Majority Whip from 1987 to 1989. On November 14, 2002, Rep. Hoyer was unanimously elected by his colleagues in the Democratic Caucus to serve as the House Democratic Minority Whip, the second-highest-ranking position among House Democrats.

In Congress, Steny Hoyer has built a reputation as a defender of Federal employees and a leader on education, human and civil rights issues. He is perhaps best known for serving as the lead House sponsor of the Help America Vote Act, which President Bush signed into law on October 29, 2002, and for sponsoring the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 when Tony Coelho was forced to resign.

Hoyer currently serves on the following U.S. House committees:

Senior Member of the House Appropriations Committee. Member of the Transportation, Treasury and Housing Subcommittee. Member of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.


Chinese Horoscope for Steny Hoyer
Includes characteristics and Vices
Steny Hoyer's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 19, 1939 - February 07, 1940
Birthday: June 14, 1939

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Steny Hoyer's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: June 14, 1939

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Steny Hoyer's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: June 14, 2010

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.

 

 

 

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