Longtime senator and former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole dies at 98

By | December 6, 2021

Bob Dole Death – Cause Of Death: Longtime senator and former Republican presidential candidate Robert Joseph Dole who was wounded by a German shell have passed away on Sunday 5th December 2021 at the age of 98 following a lengthy battle with stage 4 cancer.

He was born on 22nd July in the year 1923 in Russell, the most populous city in and the county seat of Russell County, Kansas, United States. He attended Russell High School in the spring where he graduated in 194. Bob continued his education at the University of Kansas. Dole proceeded to the University of Arizona in the year 1948 and graduated in the year 1949, and later moved to Washburn University, where he graduated with both undergraduate and law degrees in 1952.

Bob was a 2nd Lieutenant who served in the 10th Mountain Division of the United States Army in World War II. He was wounded by a German shell so severely that he was left for dead on the battlefield in Italy in 1945. He served as Senate Majority Leader for a year from January 3, 1995 – June 11, 1996, and on January 3, 1985 – January 3, 1987. In 1987 he became Senate Minority Leader where he served for eight years from January 3, 1987, to January 3, 1995.

Bob was the leader of the Senate Republican Conference, a position he held for 11 years from January 3, 1985, through June 11, 1996, and then Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas for 8 years from 1961 to 1969. He was a member of the Kansas House of Representatives from the 81st district for 2 years from 1951 to 1953. Bob Dole’s obituary will be released by his family in due time.

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