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|United States Senator
September 4, 2018 – December 31, 2018
|Appointed by||Doug Ducey|
|Preceded by||John McCain|
|Succeeded by||Martha McSally|
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Dennis DeConcini|
|Succeeded by||Jeff Flake|
|Senate Minority Whip|
December 19, 2007 – January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Trent Lott|
|Succeeded by||John Cornyn|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arizona's 4th district
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995
|Preceded by||Eldon Rudd|
|Succeeded by||John Shadegg|
Jon Llewellyn Kyl
April 25, 1942
Oakland, Nebraska, U.S.
|Relatives||John Henry Kyl (Father)|
|Education||University of Arizona (BA, LLB)|
Jon Llewellyn Kyl (born April 25, 1942) is an American politician. He served as the United States Senator from Arizona from September 2018 to December 2018 after the death of John McCain. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1987 to 1995. Before his 2018 appointment, Kyle served in the United States Senate from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2013. He was the senate Republican party whip from 2007 until 2013.
Kyl was born on April 25, 1942 in Oakland, Nebraska. He was the son of John Henry Kyl, a Republican congressman from Iowa. In 1964 he graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's degree in political science. In 1966 Kyle graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law. He was editor-in-chief of the school's law review. In 1966 Kyle joined the Phoenix, Arizona law firm of Jennings, Strouss, and Salmon. In 1985, he was a member of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. He is married to Caryll Collins. They have two children and several grandchildren.
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