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Duncan Hunter
Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Ike Skelton
Succeeded by John McHugh
Chair of the House Armed Services Committee
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Bob Stump
Succeeded by Ike Skelton
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from California
In office
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 2009
Preceded by Lionel Van Deerlin (42nd)
Succeeded by Dan Lungren (42nd)
Dana Rohrabacher (45th)
Duncan D. Hunter (52nd)
Constituency 42nd district (1981–83)
45th district (1983–93)
52nd district (1993–2009)
Personal details
Duncan Lee Hunter

(1948-05-31) May 31, 1948 (age 76)
Riverside, California, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse Lynne Hunter
Children 2 (including Duncan)
Education University of Montana
University of California, Santa Barbara
Western State University (BS, JD)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service  United States Army
Years of service 1969–1971
Rank US Army O2 shoulderboard rotated.svg First Lieutenant
Unit 75th Ranger Regiment
Battles/wars Vietnam War
Awards Bronze Star
Air Medal
Vietnam Service Medal

Duncan Lee Hunter (born May 31, 1948) is an American politician. He was a Republican member of the House of Representatives from California's 52nd, 45th and 42nd districts from 1981 to 2009.

Hunter was the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee.

Hunter ran for the Republican Party nomination for President of the United States for 2008, but failed to win many votes during the primaries, and he dropped out after the Nevada Republican caucuses.

Hunter was replaced in congress by his son, Duncan D. Hunter.

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