Matt Blunt

American politician

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.

Matt Blunt
54th Governor of Missouri
In office
January 10, 2005 – January 12, 2009
LieutenantPeter Kinder
Preceded byBob Holden
Succeeded byJay Nixon
37th Missouri Secretary of State
In office
January 8, 2001 – January 10, 2005
GovernorBob Holden
Preceded byBekki Cook
Succeeded byRobin Carnahan
Member of the Missouri House of Representatives
from the 139th district
In office
Preceded byPhillip Wannemacher
Succeeded byBrad Roark
Personal details
Born(1970-11-20)November 20, 1970
Greene County, Missouri
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Melanie A. Blunt
RelationsLeroy Blunt (grandfather)
Roy Blunt (father)
ChildrenWilliam Branch Blunt (age 16)
Brooks Anderson Blunt (age 11)
ResidenceSpringfield, Missouri
Alma materUnited States Naval Academy
ProfessionNaval officer
AwardsNavy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (4)
Military service
AllegianceUnited States
Branch/serviceUnited States Navy
RankLieutenant commander
Battles/warsOperation Support Democracy
Operation Enduring Freedom

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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