Dan Quayle is an American politician and lawyer who was the 44th Vice President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. He was also a U.S. Representative (1977–81) and U.S. Senator (1981–89) from the state of Indiana.
A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Quayle spent most of his childhood living in Paradise Valley, Arizona, a suburb of Phoenix. He married Marilyn Tucker in 1972 and obtained his J.D. from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1974.
He practiced law in Huntington, Indiana, with his wife before his election to the United States House of Representatives in 1976, aged 29. In 1980 Quayle won election to the Senate.