Jon Kyl Biography, Age, Parents (John Henry Kyl), Wife, Children, U.S Senator
Jon Kyl Biography
Jon Kyl Bio
Jon Kyl (Jon Llewellyn Kyl) is an American attorney and politician born on 25th April 1942 in Oakland, Nebraska, U.S. He is set to be succeed late John McCain the senate after he was appointed by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. He previously served in the U.S Senate until his retirement in 2013.
|Jon Kyl Age||76 years as of 2018; born on 25th April 1942|
|Jon Kyl Parents||John Henry Kyl, Arlene Pearl
His father, John Henry Kyl, served as Congressman from Iowa
|Jon Kyl Education||University of Arizona (1964)
University of Arizona’s James E. Rogers College of Law, Law Degree (1966)
|Jon Kyl Political Party||Republican Party|
|Jon Kyl Wife||Caryll L. Collins (m. 1964)|
|Jon Kyl Children||John Kyl, Kristine Kyl|
|Jon Kyl Career Highlight||
He served as editor-in-chief of the Arizona Law Review and has worked as a lawyer and lobbyist with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix, Arizona. He also worked as an attorney at Mountain States Legal Foundation in Denver, Colorado.
In 1987 he was elected in the House of Representatives where he served until 1995. He was elected to the U.S Senate in 1994 and continued to be re elected until 2013 when he retired.
He served as the chair of the Republican Policy Committee from 2003 to 2007 and the Republican Conference (2007). In December 2007 he became Senate Minority Whip.
In September 2018 he was appointed by Governor Doug Ducey to serve in the Senate seat left vacant after the death of John McCain. During a press conference he accepted the nomination and announced that he would serve until the end of the 115th United States Congress and will not seek election in the 2020 special election.
JUST IN: Cindy McCain tweets that former senator from Arizona Jon Kyl “is prepared to go back into public service to help the state of Arizona” ahead of expected announcement on late Sen. John McCain’s replacement. https://t.co/cWGRRBvlYt pic.twitter.com/vOpedEE7WZ
— ABC News (@ABC) September 4, 2018
Jon Kyl will be an extraordinary Senator representing an extraordinary state, Arizona. I look forward to working with him!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 4, 2018
Governor Ducey has selected Senator Jon Kyl as Senator McCain’s replacement. What an excellent choice! There is no one more qualified and Arizona is well served. Kudos to Senator Kyl for his willingness to serve once again.
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) September 4, 2018