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1936: Elizabeth and Bob Dole – Senators Spouses

1936: Elizabeth and Bob Dole – Senators Spouses
Photo Credit To Wikipedia Commons/First Lady Nancy Reagan greets Dole and other Senate wives in the Blue Room. 1988

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  • Historical event
  • 29 July 1936
  • Spouses Bob and Elizabeth Dole were both members of the U.S. Senate. Bob Dole was once a candidate in the United States presidential election of 1996, but lost to Bill Clinton.

On this day, in 1936, Elizabeth Dole, the wife of U.S. politician Bob Dole, was born.

Interestingly, both Elizabeth Dole and Bob Dole were U.S. senators. In fact, Bob Dole was once the Republican candidate in the United States presidential election of 1996, but lost to Bill Clinton.

Elizabeth Dole, besides being a member of the U.S. Senate, was also a minister. She held the posts of United States Secretary of Labor and United States Secretary of Transportation.

Her husband Bob Dole was a senator for 27 years, and was even serving as Majority Leader for a time.

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