John Ensign
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John Ensign

Republican

US politician

Las Vegas, Nevada
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John Ensign

US politician
Summary
Experience
63
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
NVResidence (state)

John Eric Ensign (born March 25, 1958) is an American veterinarian and former politician based in Las Vegas, Nevada. A member of the Republican Party, Ensign was a Congressman and United States Senator from Nevada; he served in the latter seat from January 2001 until May 2011, when he resigned amid a Senate Ethics Committee investigation into his attempts to hide an extramarital affair. Following his resignation from the Senate, Ensign returned to Nevada and resumed his career as a veterinarian.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 4)  
Colorado State University
veterinary medicine
1985
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
1979
Ed W. Clark High School
1976
Oregon State University
Bachelor of Science
1981

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
Senator
United States Senate
2001 - 2011
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1995 - 2000
Former Chair
Senate Republican Policy Committee
Owner
South Shores Animal Hospital, Las Vegas
1994 - 2001
Owner
West Flamingo Animal Hospital, Las Vegas
1987 - 1994
Experience
Practicing Veterinarian

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 9)  
Member
Sigma Chi Fraternity
Member
Prison Fellowship
Member
Meadows Christian Fellowship
Member
Las Vegas Southwest Rotary
Member
Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce
Chair
Republican High Tech Task Force
Chair
(GOP) Grand Old Party Policy Committee
Chair
Governing Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee
Vice Chairman
Republican Steering Committee