HOEKSTRA, Peter, a Representative from Michigan; born in Groningen, Netherlands,
October 30, 1953; graduated from Holland Christian High School, Holland, Mich.;
B.A., Hope College, Holland, Mich., 1975; M.B.A., University of Michigan, Ann
Arbor, Mich., 1977; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the
eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2011); chair, Permanent
Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth
Congresses); not a candidate for reelection in 2010, but was an unsuccessful
candidate for nomination for governor of Michigan; United States Ambassador to the Netherlands, 2017-present.