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John G. Schmitz
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U.S. Congressman
    (August 12, 1930-January 10, 2001)
    California State Senator (1964-1970)
    Republican Representative representing Orange County, California (1970-1973)
    California State Senator (1978-1982)
    Father of Mary Kay Letourneau
    He was quite possibly the most die-hard conservative in Congress.
    He was a member of the ultra-right wing John Birch Society.
    His hero was Joseph McCarthy.
    He opposed civil rights.
    After Nixon visited China to begin detente, he said, 'I have no objection to President Nixon going to China. I just object to his coming back.'
    In 1972, he ran for President as the Independent party nominee, replacing George Wallace who was recovering from an assassination attempt.
    He had a bad tendency to make offensive remarks about minorities.
    He believed that Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon were liberals!
    Many conservatives came to dislike him for his outrageous rhetoric.
    Although he was an advocate of family values, in 1982 he had an affair with a younger woman. They had an illegitimate child and when that became public it ruined his career.
    He called pro-choice attorney Gloria Allred a 'slick, butch lawyeress.' She sued him for $20,000 and he was forced to publicly apologize.
    He was kicked out of the John Birch Society for his outrageous public remarks.
    He was a colonel in the U.S. Marine Corps.
    He was very anti-Communist and taught his soldiers about the evils of Communism.
    He only lasted three years in Congress.

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