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JINDAL, Bobby (1971-)

JINDAL, BOBBY, , a Representative from Louisiana; born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., June 10, 1971; graduated from Baton Rouge High School, Baton Rouge, La., 1988; B.S., Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1991; M.Litt., Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1994; secretary, Louisiana department of health and hospitals 1996-1998; appointed executive director of the National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare, 1998; president, University of Louisiana system, 1999; appointed assistant secretary for planning and evaluation, Department of Health and Human Services by President George W. Bush on March 7, 2001; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Louisiana in 2003; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the succeeding Congress until his resignation on January 14, 2008 (January 3, 2005-January 14, 2008); Governor of Louisiana, 2008-2016.

  • Jindal, Bobby. Leadership and Crisis. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2010.
  • "Bobby Jindal" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.