Currently alive, at 66 years of age.
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1950 – Born on the 10th of January in Niangua, Missouri to Neva Dora Letterman and Leroy O. Blunt.
– Blunt is the honorary chairman of the Rely on Your Beliefs Fund.
1967 – Married Roseann in May, and they had three children.
1970 – He earned a B.A. in History from Southwest Baptist University.
1972 – Finished M.A. in History from Missouri State University.
1972-1984 – He was elected county clerk and chief election official of Greene County, Missouri.
1980 – Republican nominee for Missouri lieutenant governor but lost to Democrat Ken Rothman.
1985-1993 – Elected Missouri Secretary of State (1st Republican to hold that post in 50 years).
1992 – He ran unsuccessfully for Governor of Missouri.
1993-1996 – President of Southwest Baptist University, his alma mater.
1997 – Blunt served as Representative from Missouri
1999 – He gave up seats on the latter two committees and joined the powerful Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2003 – Served as House majority whip.
2005-2006 – Served as interim majority leader.
2006 – Announced he would run to permanently replace DeLay.
– Elected for the 110th Congress, the Minority Whip, defeating Congressman Shadegg of Arizona handily.