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Senator James David Paul Bunning, Sr.

Also Known As: "Jim"
Birthplace: Southgate, Campbell County, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 26, 2017 (85)
Campbell County, Kentucky, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Louis Aloysius Bunning, Sr. and Gladys Bunning
Husband of Private
Father of Private; Private; Private; Private; Private and 4 others
Brother of Robert C. Bunning and Louis Aloysius Bunning, Jr.

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About Jim Bunning, U.S. Senator

James Paul David Bunning, a Representative and Senator from Kentucky; born in Southgate, Ky., October 23, 1931; attended parochial schools in Southgate and Cincinnati, Ohio; B.S., Xavier University, Cincinnati 1953; professional baseball player 1950-1971; investment broker and agent; member, Ft. Thomas City Council 1977-1979; Kentucky State senate 1979-1983; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1999); not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1998, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1998; reelected in 2004 and served from January 3, 1999, to January 3, 2011; was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2010.

James Paul David Bunning (October 23, 1931 – May 26, 2017) was an American professional baseball pitcher and politician who represented Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress. He was the sole Major League Baseball athlete to have been elected to both the United States Senate and the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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October 23, 1931
Southgate, Campbell County, Kentucky, United States