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Jon KYL

American Jon KYL

born Jon Llewellyn KYL

United States Senator from Arizona

Published by :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on April 25, 1942 in Oakland, Nebraska, USA


Biography

Kyl was born in Oakland, Nebraska, the son of Arlene Pearl (née Griffith) and John Henry Kyl, a teacher at Nebraska State Teachers College. His father served as a Congressman from Iowa after moving his family to Bloomfield, Iowa. After graduating from high school in 1960, Kyl attended the University of Arizona where he earned a bachelor's degree in 1964, graduating with honors. Kyl is a member of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He then earned a law degree in 1966 at the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law, and served as editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer and lobbyist with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix, Arizona.

Kyl is married to Caryll Collins, with whom he has had two children. They also have seven grandchildren.

Source :  http://www.wikipedia.org/

See Also :

- Category American politician