Dick Cheney served as 46th Vice President of the United States in the administration of President George W. Bush. After coming to Washington in 1968, Cheney served in the Nixon White House and became chief of staff to President Gerald Ford. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1978, Cheney served five terms in Congress representing Wyoming’s At-large congressional district and was a member of the Republican leadership in the House. Dick Cheney served as secretary of defense from 1989 – 1993 in the administration of George H.W. Bush, and, at the Pentagon, oversaw Operation Desert Storm. In 2011, Cheney published a memoir (written with his daughter Liz Cheney), In My Time.