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
1997–2013
1991–1994
Personal details
Born(1948-11-28)November 28, 1948
Clovis, New Mexico
DiedDecember 9, 2015(2015-12-09) (aged 67)
Joplin, Missouri
Political partyDemocratic Party
ResidenceCherokee, Kansas
Alma materLabette Community College

Robert P. Grant (November 28, 1948 – December 9, 2015) 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 was involved with the American Legion, West Mineral Eagles and Pittsburg Elks Lodge #412 and with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Cherokee Gun Club.[2]

Grant was 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] Grant died on December 9, 2015 at the age of 67 after a short illness.[4]

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:[5]

  • 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. ^ Obituary Robert “Bob” Grant
  5. ^ Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions

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