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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Kansas's 2nd district
November 27, 1996 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Sam Brownback|
|Succeeded by||Nancy Boyda|
James Ronald Ryun
April 29, 1947
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
|Residence||Jefferson County, Kansas|
|Alma mater||University of Kansas|
|Occupation||Athlete, sports management executive|
James Ronald "Jim" Ryun (born April 29, 1947) is an American politician and Olympic track and field athlete. He won a silver medal in the 1500 m at the 1968 Summer Olympics. Ryun later was in the United States House of Representatives from 1996 to 2007, representing Kansas' 2nd congressional district for the Republican Party.
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