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History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesUtah

Robert BENNETT

(1933- )
Senate Years of Service:
1993-2011
Party:
Republican

BENNETT, Robert, (son of Wallace Foster Bennett), a Senator from Utah; born in Salt Lake City, Utah, September 18, 1933; attended Utah public schools; graduated University of Utah 1956; served in the Utah National Guard 1957-1960; chief, Congressional liaison, U.S. Department of Transportation; chief executive officer, Franklin Quest 1984-1992; chairman, Utah Education Strategic Planning Commission 1988; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1992; reelected in 1998 and again in 2004, and served from January 3, 1993, to January 3, 2011; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 2010.

Bibliography

Bennett, Robert F., with Kurt Hanks and Gerreld L. Pulsipher. Gaining Control. Salt Lake City: Franklin Institute, 1987.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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