Robert J. DOLE Edit Profile
Student, University Kansas, 1941-1943; student, University Arizona Bachelor 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, Kansas member, 88th-90th congresses from 1st District, Kansas member, 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.
People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.
The strong feature of Methodism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money. They share with ordained ministers the role of setting direction for the churches in a particular area or 'circuit'.
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.
University Kansas , Student