Published Date   01st Feb. 2017, 15:38 pm  Update Date: April 4th, 2017  06:04 am
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Bob Dole net worth is huge, and so is the list of high political positions he has held in the political ladder of America in the past. He is a former US Senator from 1969 to 1996 and is a native of Russell, Kansas.


Bob Dole is a republican who has been a Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority leader, Senate Finance Committee personality, Chairman of the Republican national Committee, United states Senator from Kansas and the Member of the U.S House of Representatives in the past. He also worked for the Military from 1942 to 1948.


Bob Dole was born on the 22nd of July, 1923. Bob Dole age is currently 93 years and he is a native of Russell, Kansas. His parents are Bina and Doran Ray Dole. His father owned a creamery.

Early Life and Education

Bob Dole and his family were hit greatly by the Great Depression d he worked as a soda jerk in the initial days of his life. Bob Dole was enrolled in the Russell High School for his education, from where he graduated in the year 1941. He was then enrolled at the University of Kansas and played for the tracks team, basketball team, and football team while studying there.

Career and Net Worth

Bob Dole career started off as a military man. He joined the United States Army’s Enlisted Reserve Corps to fight World War II; he was hit on his upper back and right arm, leading to serious injuries. He had to leave the military and thus indulged himself to politics.

Bob Dole net worth grew as he ran for the first time on 1950 and got elected to the Kansas House of Representatives. Bob Dole campaign gave him more fame and name and he then became the County Attorney of Russell County for eight years. He was then elected to the United States House of Representatives on 1960.

Bob Dole campaign on 1968, successfully defeated William H. Avery and Bob Dole got to be a part of the U.S. Senate. He was re-elected on 1974, 1980, 1986 and 1992. He ran unsuccessfully for vice-president in the year 1976. He also ran for the 1980 Republican presidential nomination and got a lot of fame.

Bob Dole has also been a part of the Senate Majority Leader from 1995 to 1996 and on the years 1985 to 1987 too. Apart from this, Bob Dole has also been a part of the Senate minority Leader from 1987 to 1995. He has been the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from 1981 to 1985 and has been the chairman of the Republican National committee from 1971 to 1973. He was the United States Senator from Kansas from 1969 to 1996 and was succeed by Sheila Frahm. Bob Dole is the former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Kansas’s 1st District from 1963 to 1969. He held the same position from Kansas’s 6th district from 1961 to 1963 making Bob Dole net worth rise even more.

Bob Dole net worth is 5 million dollars. He is already of age and has chosen to stay out of politics. It can, however, be said that his political endeavors and his role in American politics will be remembered for a long time to come.

Personal Life, Dating, and spouse

Bob Dole net worth is high, and the details of his personal life have been of concern to his fans too. He was married to an occupational therapist at the veteran’s hospital in Battle Creek, Phyllis Holden. The relationship of the couple started on 1948 and the couple was married within three months of dating. Je couple gave birth to their daughter named robin on 1954. After many years of marriage, the couple divorced in the year 1972 on January 11.

Bob Dole got married again, to spouse Elizabeth on 1975, after three years of dating. His second wife is 13 years younger than him. The couple has no children yet. They are still married. Elizabeth is the former U.S. cabinet member and former U.S Senator of North Carolina.

A fact about Bob Dole is that he speaks about himself in the third person during general conversations. He is a Freemason. He is also the member of Russell Lodge No. 177.

As far as the health of this personality is to be considered, it has been known that he previously suffered from an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He has also had a number of other health problems in the past, which he has succeeded from.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

The former member of the Senate surely needs no introduction. Bob Dole net worth is high and so are his contributions to politics.  He is the recipient of the Bronze Star Award for two-time and has also won the Purple Heart Award for his military service.


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