Tichon, Dan

(1937- )
   Born in Kiryat Haim, he graduated from Hebrew University of Jerusalem in economics and international relations. He served as chairman of the board (1971-81) and director general (1977) of a private construction firm. He became a member of the Knesset on the Likud list in 1981. He served as deputy speaker of the Knesset and chairman of the Knesset State Audit Committee. He was elected speaker of the 14th Knesset in June 1996. Tichon retired from party politics prior to the 1999 Knesset election.

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