American politician and U.S. Navy Medal of Honor recipient
Joseph Robert "Bob" Kerrey (born August 27, 1943) is an American politician. He served as the 35th Governor of Nebraska from 1983 to 1987 and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 1989 to 2001. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He ran for President in 1992. He was also awarded the medal of honor for his courageous actions while a part of SEAL team 1 in Vietnam.
|United States Senator|
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2001
|Preceded by||David Karnes|
|Succeeded by||Ben Nelson|
|35th Governor of Nebraska|
January 6, 1983 – January 9, 1987
|Preceded by||Charles Thone|
|Succeeded by||Kay Orr|
Joseph Robert Kerrey
August 27, 1943
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Nebraska–Lincoln|
|Awards|| Medal of Honor|
Bronze Star Medal
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1966-1969|
|Rank||Lieutenant (junior grade)|
|Unit||SEAL Team 1|
- ↑ "Bob Kerrey out of running for top job at MPAA". Los Angeles Times. Latimesblogs.latimes.com. July 29, 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-30.
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