Daniel Hemmert

Daniel Hemmert
Member of the Utah Senate
from the 15th district
Assumed office
August 26, 2016
Preceded by Alvin B. Jackson
Personal details
Born Orem, Utah
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Natalie
Children 6
Residence Orem, Utah
Alma mater Brigham Young University
Occupation Businessman
Religion The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon)

Daniel "Dan" Hemmert is an American businessman and politician who is currently serving as a Republican member of the Utah Senate.[1] He was appointed in August 2016 in order to succeed Alvin B. Jackson, who had resigned the previous month.[2][3]

Hemmert owns a dry cleaning business known as Red Hanger Cleaners and in the past has worked as a chief financial officer for OrangeSoda and JR Miller Enterprises.[4] He ran for a full term to the Senate seat in the 2016 election. Hemmert also served as an alternate delegate for Mitt Romney to the 2012 Republican National Convention.[5]

Personal life

Hemmert and his wife, Natalie, have 6 children and reside in Orem, Utah. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[4]


  1. "Governor appoints Dan Hemmert to Utah Senate". Governor of Utah. August 26, 2016. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  2. "Daniel Hemmert appointed to Utah Senate". The Salt Lake Tribune. August 26, 2016. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  3. Romboy, Dennis (August 26, 2016). "Orem resident Dan Hemmert appointed to Utah Senate". The Deseret News. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  4. 1 2 "Daniel Hemmert's Biography". Project VoteSmart. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  5. England, Katie (May 15, 2016). "Dan Hemmert announces run for Al Jackson's Senate seat". Daily Herald. Retrieved November 1, 2016.

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