Former Vice President of the United States
Career Highlights: Dan Quayle served as the 44th Vice President of the United States with President Herbert Walker Bush from 1989 to 1993. Quayle was elected to Congress in Indiana at the young age of 29, was elected to the United States Senate at 33, and he became Vice President of the United States at age 41. Quayle is widely considered to be one of the most active Vice Presidents in history. During his tenure he made official visits to 47 countries, was chairman of the President’s Council on Competitiveness and the National Space Council, and served as President Bush’s point man on Capital Hill. Quayle was a leader in causes from legal system reform to deregulation to the renewal of basic American values. Since leaving office, Quayle has written three books: “Standing Firm,” “The American Family” and “Worth Fighting For.” Quayle established and sold an insurance business in Indiana and has served as Chairman of the international division of Cerberus Capital Management, a private equity fund, and also as president of Quayle and Associates. He also serves on a number of corporate boards and chairs several business ventures. Quayle is the only Vice President to have a museum, The Dan Quayle Museum in Huntington, Indiana, which features information on Quayle and all U.S. Vice Presidents.