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Robert J. Dole, American Senator. Bar: Kansas 1952. Decorated Purple Heart (2), Bronze Star with 2 clusters. Recipient Horatio Alger award Horatio Alger Association Distinguished Americans, 1988, Presidential medal Freedom.


DOLE, Robert was born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, United States. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Doran R. Dole.


Student, University Kansas, 1941-1943;student, University ArizonaBachelor of Arts, Washburn Municipal U., Topeka, 1952;Bachelor of Laws, Washburn Municipal U., Topeka, 1952;honorary Doctor of Laws, Washburn U., Topeka, 1969.


Member, Kansas House of Representatives, 1951-1953;sole practice, Russell, Kansas, 1953-1961;Russell County attorney, 1953-1961;member, 87th Congress from 6th District, Kansasmember, 88th-90th congresses from 1st District, Kansasmember, United States Senate from Kansas, 1969-1996;chairman, Republican National Committee, 1971-1973;Senate majority leader, United States Senate from Kansas, 1985-1986;Senate Republican leader, United States Senate from Kansas, 1987-1996. Republican vice-presidential candidate, 1976. Republican presidential candidate, 1996.


  • Bar: Kansas 1952.


The relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.


Church members should support and resourcing their institutions to reflect on political issues in the light of Christian faith.


The very idea that one gender is superior to another should be rejected as well as the erroneous notion that members of one gender may receive love, power, and esteem only at the expense of another.


Kansas Legislature 1951-1953. House of Representatives 1960-1968. Congressional delegation to India 1966, Middle East 1967.

United States Helsinki Commission, delegation to Belgrade Conference 1977. National Advisory Committee, The John Wesley Colleges. American Bar Assembly.

National Advisory Committee on Scouting for the Handicapped, Kan. Assembly for Retarded Children, Advisory Board of United Cerebral Palsy, Kan. Advisory Board of Kidney Patients Inc.


Married Elizabeth Hanford, December 1975.


Mrs. Doran R. Dole

Elizabeth Hanford Dole