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Jon Kyl
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United States Senator
from Arizona
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Dennis DeConcini
Succeeded by Jeff Flake
Senate Minority Whip
In office
December 19, 2007 – January 3, 2013
Leader Mitch McConnell
Preceded by Trent Lott
Succeeded by John Cornyn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arizona's 4th district
In office
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1995
Preceded by Eldon Rudd
Succeeded by John Shadegg
Personal details
Born April 25, 1942 (1942-04-25) (age 77)
Oakland, Nebraska
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Caryll Collins
Children Kristine
John
Alma mater University of Arizona
Rogers College of Law
Profession Attorney

Jon Kyl (born April 25, 1942) is a former United States Senator from Arizona and a member of the Republican Party. He was in the United States House of Representatives from 1987 to 1995. 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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