Robert Montgomery (representative)

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Bob Montgomery
Member of the Kansas House of Representatives
from the 26th & 15th district
In office
Preceded by Robert Olson
Succeeded by Erin Davis
Personal details
Residence Olathe, Kansas

Bob Montgomery is an American small business owner and politician from Olathe, Kansas, formerly a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives representing the 15th House District,[1] which covers southwest Olathe.

Legislative service and politics[edit]

Montgomery has been a member of Olathe's City Council. His first term in the House began in January 2011 when he was elected by a caucus of Republican precinct leaders to replace fellow Republican Rob Olson in the 26th House District who was moving to the Kansas Senate.[2] He was appointed to the standing committees on insurance; veterans, military and homeland security; financial institutions; elections; and transportation.[3]

In 2012, Montgomery resigned from 26th district after the Federal Courts released new state house districts maps, in order to run for the new 15th district.[4] He ran unopposed in the general election and defeated Elliot Lahn in the Republican primary.

Montgomery resigned from office effective December 31, 2013 citing family reasons.[5]


  1. ^ Glynn, Earl (January 11, 2011). "Bob Montgomery, new State Rep District 26". Kansas Watchdog. Retrieved February 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ Associated Press. "Republican Convention Picks Bob Montgomery for Kansas House"
  3. ^ Kansas Legislature Standing Committees
  4. ^ Kurtz, Chuck (June 14, 2012). "Montgomery resigns 26th District to run for 15th". View from the Midwest. Retrieved February 17, 2014. 
  5. ^ Helling, Dave (December 17, 2013). "Kansas Rep. Bob Montgomery steps down". Kansas City Star. Retrieved February 17, 2014. 

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