Bob Dole Birthday, Date of Birth

Bob Dole

Robert Joseph Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired American politician, statesman, and attorney who represented Kansas in the U.S House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969 and in the U.S. Senate from 1969 to 1996, serving as the Republican Leader of the United States Senate from 1985 until 1996. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 1996 presidential election and the party's vice presidential nominee in the 1976 presidential election.

Born in Russell, Kansas, Dole established a legal career in Russell after serving with distinction in the United States Army during World War II. After a stint as Russell County Attorney, he won election to the House of Representatives in 1960. In 1968, Dole was elected to the Senate, where he served as Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1971 to 1973 and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee from 1981 to 1985. He led the Senate Republicans from 1985 to his resignation in 1996, and served as Senate Majority Leader from 1985 to 1987 and from 1995 to 1996. In his role as Republican leader, he helped defeat President Bill Clinton's health care plan.

President Gerald Ford chose Dole as his running mate in the 1976 election after Vice President Nelson Rockefeller withdrew from seeking a full term. Ford was defeated by Democrat Jimmy Carter in the general election. Dole sought the Republican presidential nomination in 1980 but quickly dropped out of the race. He experienced more success in the 1988 Republican primaries but was defeated by Vice President George H. W. Bush. Dole won the Republican nomination in 1996 and selected Jack Kemp as his running mate. The Republican ticket lost in the general election to Bill Clinton, making Dole the first person to be nominated for both president and vice president by one of the current major parties without winning election to either position. He resigned from the Senate during the 1996 campaign and did not seek public office again after the election.

Though he retired from public office, Dole has remained active in public life after 1996. He appeared in numerous commercials and television programs and served on various councils. In 2012, Dole unsuccessfully advocated Senate ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. He initially supported Jeb Bush in the 2016 Republican primaries, but later became the only former Republican nominee to endorse Donald Trump, after Trump clinched the Republican nomination. Dole is currently a member of the advisory council of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and special counsel at the Washington, D.C., office of law firm Alston & Bird. On January 17, 2018, Dole was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. He is married to former U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina.

In 2019, the U.S. Congress unanimously passed a bill promoting the 95-year-old Dole from Captain to Colonel for his service during World War II.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Sunday, July 22, 1923
Place of Birth
Russell
Age
98
Star Sign

The July 22, 1923 was a Sunday under the star sign of . It was the 202 day of the year. President of the United States was Warren G. Harding.

If you were born on this day, you are 98 years old. Your last birthday was on the Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2 days ago. Your next birthday is on Friday, July 22, 2022, in 362 days. You have lived for 35,797 days, or about 859,131 hours, or about 51,547,919 minutes, or about seconds.

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22nd of July 1923 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on July 22, 1923

Jail Rigors Relaxed for German Princess; To Discard Prison Garb Pending Plot Trial

Date: 23 July 1923

Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES

jail rigors relaxed by Judge Schmidt

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MRS. C.B. HERBERT LOST; THREATENED SUICIDE; Composer's Daughter-in-Law Vanishes Mysteriously From a Paris Hotel.

Date: 23 July 1923

missing after suicide threat

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Comment on Current Events in Sports.

Date: 23 July 1923

comment

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12-HOUR DRY RAID BRINGS 34 ARRESTS; Three Prohibition Agents Visit More Than Twenty Places in City-Wide Clean-Up.

Date: 23 July 1923

Thirty-four arrests by 3 agents in 12-hour raid

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OIL MEN SEE THREAT IN COAL CAR RULING; Extension of Principles Might Outlaw $250,000,000 Invested in Tank Cars, They Say.

Date: 23 July 1923

Reduction in funded debt since Jan 1 reported

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HARDING'S DRIVER HAPPY.; Telegram to Alaska Tells Him of Arrival of Baby Daughter.

Date: 23 July 1923

telegram received by chauffeur announcing birth of daughter to chauffeur and his wife

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A Penny Plain and Two Pence Colored; Being a Reply to an English Critic

Date: 22 July 1923

By PETER PHILLIP

Peter PHILLIP

sp art in reply to C K Shorter's statement on Amer literary criticism

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BRITISH RUHR NOTE PURPOSELY DRAWN FOR ALLIED REVISION; Government Holds Door Open to Suggestions From the United States Also. TERMS STILL KEPT SECRET But Authoritative Survey Indicates Passive Resistance Problem Is Merely Touched Upon. FRENCH NOT FAVORABLE First Impression In Paris of the Note's Reported Provisions Is One of Disappointment. BRITISH DRAW NOTE FOR ALLIED REVISION

Date: 22 July 1923

Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Notes

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Social Scandals in the Press.

Date: 22 July 1923

EDMUND SEHON

Edmund SEHON

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Article 2 -- No Title

Date: 22 July 1923

denies report that he contemplates resigning to take a Colonial appointment; view on boundary dispute

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