Robert Grant (Kansas politician)

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Representative
Robert (Bob) Grant
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 2nd district
In office
1997–present
1991–1994
Personal details
Born (1948-11-28) November 28, 1948 (age 65)
Clovis, New Mexico
Political party Democratic Party
Residence Cherokee, Kansas
Alma mater Labette Community College
Religion Catholic

Robert Grant (born November 28, 1948) was a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 2nd district.[1] He served his first term from 1991 to 1994 and served from 1997 to 2013.

Prior to becoming a representative, Grant served as mayor of Cherokee for 16 years. Long active in the community, he has been involved with the American Legion, West Mineral Eagles and Pittsburg Elks Lodge #412 and currently with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Cherokee Gun Club.[2]

Grant has been married to his wife Lynn for 39 years. They have a daughter and two grandchildren.

He announced he would be retiring effective December 10, 2013.[3]

Committee membership[edit]

  • Financial Institutions (Ranking Member)
  • Insurance (Ranking Member)
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Joint Committee on State Building Construction (Chair)

Major Donors[edit]

The top 5 donors to Grant's 2008 campaign came mostly from professional associations:[4]

  • 1. Midwest Minerals $1,000
  • 2. Kansas National Education Assoc $1,000
  • 3. Kansans for Lifesaving Cures $1,000
  • 4. Kansas Optometric Assoc $800
  • 5. Kansas Bankers Assoc $800

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://votesmart.org/candidate/12575/bob-grant#.UfqkYmRxtHs
  2. ^ Kansas Democratic Party - Rep. Bob Grant
  3. ^ Andrew Nash. "Rep. Bob Grant announces retirement". The Morning Sun. Retrieved 20 June 2013. 
  4. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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