Russell public schools, University of Kansas and Washboum Municipal University.
Leader 1985-1987, Minority leader January since 1987. Chairman Republican National Committee 1971-1972. Vice-Presidential Candidate 1976.
Chairman Senate Finance Committee 1981-1984. Director Mainstream Inc. Adviser, United States Delegate to FAO Conference, Rome 1965, 1974, 1977.
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 Dole in 1975.