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Jim Bunning's Biography
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Wife: Mary Theis; 9 Children
Campbell County, KY
BS, Economics, Xavier University, 1953
Senator, United States Senate, 1998-2010
Candidate, Governor, 1983
Senator/Minority Floor Leader, Kentucky State Senate, 1979-1983
Member, Fort Thomas City Council, 1977-1979
Founder/Co-Chair, Senate Coal-to-Liquid Fuel Caucus
President, Jim Bunning Agency Incorporated
Professional Athlete Representative/Broker, 1960-1985
Professional Baseball Player, Major League Baseball, 1950-1971
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Baseball Hall of Fame
Experience, Brighton Street Center Community Action Group
Experience, Fort Thomas Lions Club
Experience, Indiana Regional Council of Governments
Experience, Kentucky Regional Council of Governments
Board of Directors, Kentucky Special Olympics
Advisory Council, Kids Helping Kids
Experience, Ohio Regional Council of Governments
Experience, Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church
Member, Saint Therese Catholic Church
President's National Advisory Board on International Education Programs, 1984-1988
Number of Grandchildren:
The Story of Jim Bunning (Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1965)
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