Blunt, Roy D.

Born: Jan 10, 1950 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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.

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