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Grover Glenn Norquist

economist

Grover Glenn Norquist, American economist. Named one of The 50 Most Powerful People in District of Columbia, Gentlemen’s Quarterly magazine, 2007, The 25 Most Influential Republicans, Newsmax Magazine, 2008. Member of National Rifle Association (board directors), American Society Competitiveness (president), American Conservative Union (board directors).

Background

Norquist, Grover Glenn was born on October 19, 1956 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Warren Elliott and Carol (Lutz) Norquist.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1981.

Career

Executive director National Taxpayers Union, Washington, 1978-1979, College Republican National Committee, Washington, 1981-1982, Americans for Reagan Agenda, Washington, 1982-1983. Chief speechwriter United States Chamber of Commerce, 1983-1985. Field director Citizens for America, 1985.

Founder, president Americans for Tax Reform, since 1985. Economic advisory UNITA, Angola, 1985—1988. Speech writer presidential campaigns, 1987, 88.

Member Small Business Survival Committee, 1994. Chairman emeritus Islamic Free Market Institute.

Works

  • Rock the House
  • Author: Rock the House, 1995, Leave Us Alone: Getting the Government's Hands Off Our Money, Our Guns, Our Lives, 2008. Political columnist American Spectator magazine, since 1992.

Membership

Speechwriter DuPont for President Campaign, Washington, 1987. Issues mgr.Bush for President Campaign, Washington, 1988. Lecturer Krieble Foundation, Albania, Romania, 1992.

Advisor Tory Party Scotland, 1989.

Connections

Married Samah Alrayyes, April 2, 2005.

father:
Warren Elliott Norquist

mother:
Carol (Lutz) Norquist

spouse:
Samah Alrayyes