(CNN)Here is a look at the life of Dennis Hastert, former Republican speaker of the House. Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison in a hush money case that revealed he was being accused of sexually abusing young boys as a teacher in Illinois.
Birth date: January 2, 1942
Goes by the nickname "Denny."
1964-1980 - Wrestling and football coach and government/history teacher at Yorkville High School.