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Bob Dole

Politician, Lawyer
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Net worth 2018: $5 Million
Residence: Russell
Country: United States
BirthDay: 22 July 1923
Sigh: Leo
Height: 1.83 m
Education: University of Kansas, 1951 - University of Arizona, 1952 - Washburn University, Washburn University School of Law, James E. Rogers College of Law

Bob Dole was bornon 22 July 1923 in Russell, American, is Politician, Lawyer. Robert Joseph Dole, popularly known as Bob Dole, is an American politician, attorney and a World War II veteran. Nominated by the Republican Party, he entered the House of Representatives in 1961 and went on to represent Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996. He is in fact, the longest running Republican Senator in the history of the United States. He retired from active politics after he lost the Presidential election in 1996; but remained associated with numerous domestic as well as international programs. The ‘George McGovern-Robert Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program’, which helps to fight child hunger and poverty in developing countries, is one of them. He also raised funds for erecting the National World War II Memorial and now his dream is to build another memorial for Dwight D. Eisenhower. At the same time, he has written many books and is currently working as Special Counsel to the well known law firm Alston & Bird. Presently, in spite of his failing heath he remains as witty and energetic as he was couple of decades ago.


$5 Million


Then in 1996, he became the party’s nominee for Presidential election


He also became Majority Leader of the United States Senate twice; once from 1985 to 1987 and then from 1995 to 1996


He was the Chairperson of the Senate Finance Committee from 1981 to 1985 and Minority Leader of the United States Senate from 1987 to 1995


Bob also became the Republican Vice presidential nominee in 1976, but failed to win


The same year, Bob met Elizabeth Alexander Hansford and the couple tied the knot in 1975


He was reelected to the position in 1974, 1980, 1986, and 1992


He became the Chairperson of the Republican National Committee from 1971 to 1973 and the Leader of the Republican Party in the United States Senate from 1985 to 1996


In 1961, Bob entered the national political arena as a member of United States House of Representatives


In spite of that, the couple had a daughter named Robin, born in 1954


By the time his term ended in 1952, he had secured his L


In 1950, he was elected to the Kansas House of Representatives on Republican ticket


Bob Dole married Phyllis Holden, an occupational therapist, in 1948

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