|Real Name/Full Name:
|Robert Joseph Dole
|100 years old
|22 July 1923
|Russell, Kansas, U.S.
|6 feet 5 inches
|Phyllis Holden (m 1948-div 1972), Elizabeth Hanford (1975)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes daughter (Robin)
|Is Bob Dole Gay?
|Politician, Statesman, Attorney
|Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]:
|[current date format=’F Y’]
Robert Joseph Dole, commonly known as Bob Dole, is a retired attorney, statesman, and politician from the United States of America. Bob Dole was born on 22 July 1923 and has represented Kansas in the United States of America House of Representatives during the years of 1961 to 1969 and also has served as a Republican Leader of the United States of America Senate from 1969 to 1996.
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Early Life & Biography
Bob Dole was born in Russell, Kansas, on 22 July 1923, his mother Bina M and Doran Ray Dole, his father. Doran had just relocated the family to Russell soon before Bob Dole was born. Doran earned a living from running a small creamery business, and one of his customers was the dad to his forthcoming Senate colleague, Arlen Specter. The family lived in a home at 1035 North Maple, located in Russell, and it lingered his formal residence throughout his career in politics.
Bob Dole attended Russell High School and graduated in the spring of the year 1941. Bob then proceeded to the University of Kansas in the following season. Bob was always a star when it came to athletics back in his high school days in Russell, and Phog Allen, who was the Kansas basketball coach, ever traveled to Russell to enlist him to play for Jayhawks basketball team.
During his stay at the University of Kansas, Bob Dole played basketball, football and was also on the track team. In football, Bob used to play end position and earned the university letters in the years 1942 and 1944. Back in the year 1942, Bob Dole was Bud Adams’s teammate; Bud is the former Tennessee Titans owner.
Bob Dole is a family man and got married to his first wife, Phyllis Holden, in 1948. Phyllis Holden is an occupational therapist who was working at a veteran’s hospital situated in Battle Creek, Michigan. After their marriage, Bob and Phyllis had their firstborn daughter named Robin. The couple then later divorced on 11 January 1972, and Phyllis died back in the year 2008.
Bob Dole then met his current wife Elizabeth in 1972 the same year after their divorce with Holden. The couple got married on 6 December 1975 and have not been blessed with a child yet. Bob Dole is a Freemason and also a member of Russell Lodge No. 177, Russell, Kansas. Back in the year 1975, Bob Dole got elevated to the Scottish rite 33rd degree. Bob always refers to themself in the third person during a conversation.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 22 July 1923, Bob Dole is 100 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 6 feet, 5 inches tall, and his weight is 97 kg.
Bob made his political career debut after running for office back in the year 1950 and was lucky to be elected the Kansas House of Representatives that saw him serve only two terms. During the semester, Bob Dole served on Assessment and Taxation, Military Affairs, Gas and Oil, and Soldiers Compensation committees.
Back in the year 1952, Bob Dole became the Russell County Attorney and ingot elected to the House of Representatives of the United States in 1960. Kansas lost a congressional district following his first term, and most of Bob’s District got merged with the neighbor 2nd District to create a new 1st District, which encompassed most of the western and central Kansas. Bob Dole got elected from the combined District in the year 1962 and also received re-election for two more terms.
Bob Dole proceeded to the United States Senate after defeating William H. Avery, who was the Kansas Governor.
Awards & Achievements
Back in 1989, Bob Dole received the Presidential Citizens Medal from the then-president Reagan. On 17 January 1997, Bob Dole received the Presidential Medal of Freedom award from the then-president Bill Clinton, following his military service and his career in politics. In his acceptance speech, Bob stated that he had a dream that one day he would be there in that particular historic week receiving an award from the president.
Net Worth & Salary of Bob Dole in [current date format=’Y’]
As of February 2024, Bob Dole has an estimated net worth of more than $50 million. Bob Dole has earned his fortune from his well-paying political career. We do not have information about how much he earns in a month or information about his cars and other assets.
Bob Dole is hardworking carer personnel whose hard work and dedication is the reason he has come this far. Bob Dole has climbed up the ladder from being a footballer in high school to being a senator.