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Kit Bond Edit Profile

also known as Christopher Samuel Bond

Lawyer , United States Senator from Missouri

Kit Bond, lawyer, former United States Senator from Missouri. Bar: Missouri 1963, United States Supreme Court 1967.


Bond, Kit was born on March 6, 1939 in St. Louis. Son of Arthur D. and Elizabeth (Green) Bond.


Bachelor with honors, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University Virginia, 1963.


Law clerk to Honorary Elbert Tuttle United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), Atlanta, 1963-1964. Associate Covington & Burling LLP, Washington, 1965-1967. Private law practice Mexico, Missouri, 1968.

Assistant attorney general, chief counsel consumer protection division State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1969-1970, state auditor, 1971—1973, governor, 1973-1977, 81-85. President Great Plains Legal Foundation, Kansas City, 1977—1980. Partner Gage & Tucker, 1985-1987.

United States Senator from Missouri, 1987—2011. Chairman United States Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee, 1995—2001. Vice chairman United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, 2007—2011.

Partner Thomson Coburn LLP, Washington, since 2011.


  • Bar: Missouri 1963, United States Supreme Court 1967.


Married Carolyn Red (divorced 1995). 1 child Samuel Reid; Married Linda Pell, 2002.

Arthur D. Bond

Elizabeth (Green) Bond

Carolyn Red

Linda Pell

Samuel Reid Bond