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Matt Blunt
54th Governor of Missouri
In office
January 10, 2005 – January 12, 2009
Lieutenant Peter Kinder
Preceded by Bob Holden
Succeeded by Jay Nixon
37th Missouri Secretary of State
In office
January 8, 2001 – January 10, 2005
Governor Bob Holden
Preceded by Bekki Cook
Succeeded by Robin Carnahan
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 139th district
In office
Preceded by Phillip Wannemacher
Succeeded by Brad Roark
Personal details
Born (1970-11-20)November 20, 1970
Greene County, Missouri
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Melanie A. Blunt
Relations Leroy Blunt (grandfather)
Roy Blunt (father)
Children William Branch Blunt (age 16)
Brooks Anderson Blunt (age 12)
Residence Springfield, Missouri
Alma mater United States Naval Academy
Profession Naval officer
Awards Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Navy
Rank Lieutenant commander
Battles/wars Operation Support Democracy
Operation Enduring Freedom

Matt Blunt (born November 20, 1970) is an American politician. He was the Governor of Missouri from 2005 to 2009. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party.

Blunt was born on November 20, 1970 in Greene County, Missouri. He graduated from the United States Naval Academy. He is married to Melanie Blunt. They have two children.

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