Former Sen. Jon Kyl

Republican  •  Arizona 3 Terms  •  Sworn In 1995
Last Term 2007 - 2013 View All


Kyl was born April 25, 1942, Oakland, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Arizona with honors. Before entering politics, he was a lawyer and lobbyist with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix. His father, also named John Kyl, was a U.S. Representative for Iowa.

Kyl served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1987-1995 and was first elected to the Senate in 1994. He faced a strong challenge from Samuel G. Coppersmith (D), then an Arizona member of the House of Representatives. Kyl replaced Democrat Dennis DeConcini in the Senate after DeConcini retired following his implication in the Keating Five financial scandal. Read More...

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