His most famous blunder occurred when he altered 12-year old student William Figueroa's correct spelling of "potato" to "potatoe" at the Muñoz Rivera Elementary School spelling bee in Trenton New Jersey on June 15 1992. Quayle moved his family to Arizona in 1955 to run a branch of the family's publishing empire. After spending much of his youth in Arizona he graduated from Huntington High School in Huntington Indiana in 1965.
He married Marilyn Tucker in 1972 and obtained his J. As vice president Quayle made official visits to 47 countries and was appointed chairman of the National Space Council. Senator from the state of Indiana.