Sam Brownback

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Sam Brownback
Sam Brownback, CPAC 2015 headshot.jpg
United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
Taking office
President Donald Trump
Succeeding David Saperstein
46th Governor of Kansas
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Lieutenant Jeff Colyer
Preceded by Mark Parkinson
United States Senator
from Kansas
In office
November 7, 1996 – January 3, 2011
Preceded by Sheila Frahm
Succeeded by Jerry Moran
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1995 – November 7, 1996
Preceded by Jim Slattery
Succeeded by Jim Ryun
Kansas Secretary of Agriculture
In office
Governor John Carlin
Mike Hayden
Joan Finney
Preceded by Harland Priddle[1]
Succeeded by Philip Fishburn[2]
Personal details
Born Samuel Dale Brownback
(1956-09-12) September 12, 1956 (age 61)
Garnett, Kansas, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Stauffer
Children 5
Residence Cedar Crest (Governor's Mansion)
Education Kansas State University (BA)
University of Kansas (JD)
*Pending Senate Confirmation

Sam Brownback (born September 12, 1956) is the governor of Kansas. Before he was governor, Brownback was a United States Senator and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

On July 26, 2017, the White House issued a statement that Brownback would be nominated as the new U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Harland E. Priddle". Kansas Memory. Kansas Historical Society. Retrieved 11 June 2017. 
  3. Smith, Mitch; Fortin, Jacey (July 26, 2017). "Gov. Sam Brownback of Kansas Will Be Nominated as Religious Ambassador". New York Times. New York City. Retrieved July 27, 2017.