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 by Thomas Eagleton
Succeeded by Roy Blunt
47th and 49th Governor of Missouri
In office
January 12, 1981 – January 14, 1985
Lieutenant Kenneth Rothman
Preceded by Joseph P. Teasdale
Succeeded by John Ashcroft
In office
January 8, 1973 – January 10, 1977
Lieutenant William C. Phelps
Preceded by Warren E. Hearnes
Succeeded by Joseph P. Teasdale
28th Missouri State Auditor
In office
1971–1973
Governor Warren E. Hearnes
Preceded by Haskell Holman
Succeeded by John Ashcroft
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship
In office
January 4, 1995 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by Dale Bumpers
Succeeded by John Kerry
In office
January 20, 2001 – June 6, 2001
Preceded by John Kerry
Succeeded by John Kerry
Personal details
Born (1939-03-06)March 6, 1939
St. Louis, Missouri
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carolyn Reid Bond (?–1995;divorce)
Linda Bond (2002–present)
Residence Mexico, Missouri
Alma mater Princeton University
University of Virginia School of Law
Occupation Attorney

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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