Dole, Robert J., 1923-....

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Birth 1923-07-22
Americans
English

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Born on July 22, 1923 in Russell, Kansas, the second of four children. In 1942, joined the Army's Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight in World War II. Became a second lieutenant in the Army's 10th Mountain Division. While trying to assist a wounded radioman, he was hit by enemy machine gun fire in the upper right back and his right arm was shattered. He received the Bronze Star. Following the war and a painful rehabilitation, he attended law school. In I952, he was elected Russell County Attorney, a post he held until elected to Congress in 1960. Elected to the Senate in 1968 and served as Senate Majority leader both in 1984 and 1994. Ran unsuccessfully for President in 1996.

From the description of Papers, 1970-1994. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 123540096

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  • Television advertising
  • Presidential candidates--Archival resources
  • Legislators
  • Advertising, political

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  • Kansas (as recorded)
  • Kansas (as recorded)
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