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John Randolph Thune Edit Profile

United States Senator from South Dakota

John Thune, Congressman. Avocations: basketball, pheasant hunting. M C.

Background

Thune, John Randolph was born on January 7, 1961 in Murdo, South Dakota, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Biola University, California, 1983. Master of Business Administration, University South Dakota, 1984.

Career

Legislation assistant, Senator James Abdnor, 1985-1987; deputy staff director to the ranking representative, Senate Small Business Committee, 1987-1989; executive director, South Dakota Republican Party, 1989-1991; state railroad director, Governor George Mickelson, 1991-1993; executive director, South Dakot Municipal League, 1993-1996; member, 105th Congress from South Dakot district, since 1996. Member agriculture committee, transportation and infrastructure committee, surface transportation subcommittee, general farm commodities and department operations, nutrition and foreign agriculture subcommittee. Vice-chairman water resources and environmental subcommittee.

Achievements

  • Avocations: basketball, pheasant hunting. M C.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, pheasant hunting.

Connections

Married Kimberley Jo Weems, 1984. Children: Brittany, Larissa.

spouse:
Kimberley Jo Weems

child:
Brittany Thune

child:
Larissa Thune