Duncan Lee Hunter, the ace American politician is a former member of the U.S House of Representatives. Hunter was voted by a majority of the Republicans with an 88.7 percent of the time and served as a member of the conservative Republican Study Committee. He is an attorney.
Duncan was born on May 31, 1948 in Riverside, California to Lola L and Robert Olin Hunter. His family attended the First Baptist Church of Alpine, which is affiliated with the San Diego Southern Baptist Association. Duncan was brought up in a family which has a strong background of conservative politics.
Ducan did his graduation from Rubidoux High School, Riverside. He went to the University of Montana and to the University of California, Santa Barbara. Ducan has a degree in Bachelor of Science in Law and a 'Juris Doctor' from the Western State University College of Law. He worked to fund his education. Ducan joined the United States Army in 1969. He was admitted into the State Bar of California in 1976.
Duncan was honoured with an Air Medal and service ribbons such as Vietnam Service Medal for his excellence in service during the Vietnam War.
In 1980, Hunter was recruited to run for the Congress in what was then the 42nd District against Democrat Lionel Van Deerlin. In 2002, he was made the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. In the 2006 general election, he was re-elected with a majority of 65% votes, defeating the then navy minister John Rinaldi.
Hunter is most commonly described as a ‘true conservative’. In October 2006, he had expressed his desire to represent Republicans in the Presidential Elections Having prime social concerns, Hunter introduced the ‘Parents Empowerment Act’ in 2004, which enabled the parents to sue anybody who disseminated obscene materials to minors.
Hunter stood against the international trade agreements with organisations such as the World trade Organisation, Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) etc. He supports charitable causes and has donated the funds received from the Wilkes to the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund.
Hunter Ducan is married to Lynnh Layh. The couple is blessed with a son, Duncan. D. Hunter. The son succeeded his father as the member of the U.S House of Representatives and remained in office from 2009 to 2013.