Governor Samuel 'Sam' D. Brownback's Biography


Full Name: Samuel 'Sam' D. Brownback
Current Office: Governor, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 5 Children: Abby, Andy, Elizabeth, Mark, Jenna
Birth Date: 09/12/1956
Birth Place: Parker, KS
Home City: Topeka, KS
Religion: Roman Catholic
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  • Awards:

    Taxpayers friend award, 2001

  • Current Car:

    Ford Taurus in Washington and Honda Civic Hybrid in Kansas

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  • Father's Occupation:

    Family Farmer

  • Favorite Book:

    The Bible, Lord of the Rings

  • Favorite Food:

    (to cook) beef

  • Favorite Movie:

    Amazing Grace, Star Wars, Facing the Giants, The Passion of the Christ, Blood Diamond

  • Favorite Musician:

    Michael W. Smith, Kansas

  • Favorite TV Shows:

    Dirty Jobs, Touched by an Angel

  • First Job:

    Working on father’s farm

  • Hobbies or Special Talents:

    farming, gardening, jogging, fishing, basketball, fellowship groups, reading, auctioneering, bull riding

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  • Personal Hero and Why:

    William Wilberforce, Mother Teresa, Ronald Reagan

  • Pets (include names):

    Two dogs, two cats and a fish

  • Publications:

    Foreword in Building a Healthy Culture: Strategies for an American Renaissance (Hudson Institute, 2001)


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2605 Southwest 21st Street
Topeka, KS 66604-3119
Phone: 785-234-3456

300 South West 10th Street
Topeka, KS 66612-1504
Phone: 785-296-3232

300 Southwest 10th Avenue
Suite 241S

Topeka, KS 66612-1590

Phone: 785-296-3232
Phone: 877-579-6757
Toll Free: 877-579-6757
TDD/TTY: 800-766-3777