|Member of the Kansas Senate|
from the 38th district
2017 – February 13, 2021
|Preceded by||Garrett Love|
|Succeeded by||Ron Ryckman|
|Member of the Kansas House of Representatives|
from the 119th district
July 2013 – January 9, 2017
|Preceded by||Brian Weber |
|Succeeded by||Bradley Ralph|
|Mayor of Bucklin|
|Born||October 4, 1946|
Dodge City, Kansas, U.S.
|Died||February 13, 2021(aged 74)|
|Alma mater||Fort Hays State University|
Bud Estes (October 4, 1946 – February 13, 2021) was an American politician. He was a Republican member of the Kansas Senate for the 38th district, from 2017 until his death, and previously served as the 119th district state representative. He also served as the mayor of Bucklin, Kansas for fourteen years. Estes died in 2021 after being hospitalized due to a prolonged illness.
Estes has served on the following legislative committees:
- Health & Human Services
- Insurance & Financial Institutions
- Federal and State Affairs
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- Sommerfeld, Rachel (October 4, 2016). "Bud Estes (R-Kansas Senate District 38)". KSN.com. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
- Hennessy, Joseph (February 13, 2021). "Kansas State Sen. Bud Estes dies at 75". WIBW-TV. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
- "Representative Bud Estes". Kansas Legislature, 2015-2016 Legislative Sessions.[permanent dead link]
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