Roy Blunt

  • Office Held:  U.S. Congressman, 7th district, 1997-to present
  • Party:  Republican
  • Home City & County:  Washington, DC; Previously Strafford, Missouri in Greene County
  • Education:  Southwest Baptist University, 1970 (B.A. in history); Missouri State University (M.A. in history)
  • Previous Elected Office:  Greene County Clerk, 1973-1984; Secretary of State, 1984-1993.
  • Birth Date & Place:  January 10, 1950; Niangua, Missouri
  • Family:  Wife (1) Roseann, 1967-2002 (divorced); 3 children: Matt (former governor); Amy Blunt Mosby; and Andrew; 5 grandchildren; and (2) Abigale Perlman, 2003, one adopted son, Alexander.
  • Religion:  Baptist
  • Occupation:  Teacher, college administrator
  • Work Experience:  President, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, 1993-1996.
  • Percentage in 2008 Election:  68% against major opponent Richard Monroe
  • More:
    • Named one of the most corrupt members of congress
    • Blunt was House Majority Leader for four months, (2005-2006),following House Majority Leader Tom Delay’s resignation following a criminal indictment in Texas.  Blunt served until John Boehner was elected. 
    • Blunt served as House Republican Whip, 2003-2009 and a Majority Whip during 2003-2007.  He is currently a candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Christopher “Kit” Bond.
 

 

 

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