Kit Bond

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Kit Bond
Kit Bond official portrait.jpg
United States Senator
from Missouri
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 2011
Preceded byThomas Eagleton
Succeeded byRoy Blunt
47th and 49th Governor of Missouri
In office
January 12, 1981 – January 14, 1985
LieutenantKenneth Rothman
Preceded byJoseph P. Teasdale
Succeeded byJohn Ashcroft
In office
January 8, 1973 – January 10, 1977
LieutenantWilliam C. Phelps
Preceded byWarren E. Hearnes
Succeeded byJoseph P. Teasdale
28th Missouri State Auditor
In office
1971–1973
GovernorWarren E. Hearnes
Preceded byHaskell Holman
Succeeded byJohn Ashcroft
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
In office
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byDale Bumpers
Succeeded byJohn Kerry
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded byJohn Kerry
Succeeded byJohn Kerry
Personal details
Born(1939-03-06)March 6, 1939
St. Louis, Missouri
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Carolyn Reid Bond (?–1995;divorce)
Linda Bond (2002–present)
ResidenceMexico, Missouri
Alma materPrinceton University
University of Virginia School of Law
OccupationAttorney

Kit Bond (born March 6, 1939) is a former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party. Before his career in the U.S. Senate, Bond served two non-consecutive terms as Governor of Missouri, from 1973 to 1977 and from 1981 to 1985. He was previously State Auditor of Missouri from 1971 to 1973.[1]

Bond was born on March 6, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri.[1] In 1960 he graduated from Princeton University.[2] He received a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.[2] He is married to Linda Bond.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bond, Christopher Samuel (Kit)". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 18, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "CHRISTOPHER S. "KIT" BOND, Former U.S. Senator from Missouri". Bipartisan Policy Center. Retrieved 19 July 2015.

Other websites[change | change source]

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