John Moolenaar

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John Moolenaar
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 4th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Preceded by Dave Camp
Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 36th district
In office
January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2014
Preceded by Tony Stamas
Succeeded by Jim Stamas
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 98th district
In office
January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008
Preceded by Tony Stamas
Succeeded by Jim Stamas
Personal details
Born (1961-05-08) May 8, 1961 (age 54)
Midland, Michigan
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Amy
Residence Midland, Michigan
Alma mater Hope College
Harvard University
Religion Nondenominational Christian[1]

John R. Moolenaar (born May 8, 1961) represents Michigan's Fourth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He is a Republican.[2]

Moolenaar is a chemist, and worked at Dow Chemical Company before entering politics.[3] He was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002, where he served three terms. In 2010, he was elected to the Michigan Senate, where he served one term.[4] Prior to his election to the Legislature, Moolenaar served on the Midland City Council.[5]

In 2014, Moolenaar ran for the United States House of Representatives seat representing Michigan's 4th congressional district. He won the Republican primary election in August,[6] and the general election in November.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Dave Camp
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Michigan's 4th congressional district

January 3, 2015 – present
Incumbent
United States order of precedence (ceremonial)
Preceded by
Martha McSally
R-Arizona
United States Representatives by seniority
412th
Succeeded by
Alex Mooney
R-West Virginia