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Bob Kelleher is the Republican nominee in the 2008 congressional elections for the Senate in Montana. He is the Republican nominee seeking to challenge incumbent Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.). He won in primary elections which took place on June 3, 2008.  Kelleher is an 85-year-old Butte, Montana attorney.
Positions, record and controversies
Family: Widowed, 7 Children: Robert Jr., Erin, David, Mollie, Richard, Denny, Joseph.
Birth Date: 03/30/1923
Birthplace: Oak Park, IL
Home City: Butte, MT
Graduated, United States Army War College, 1972
Graduated, United States Army Command and General Staff School, 1964-1968
Graduated, United States Army Intelligence School, 1958-1962
MA, Catholic University of America, 1956 (Ibero-American History - Dissertation title "U.S. Economic Investments in Colombia 1870 to 1950")
JD, Catholic University of America, 1950
Ford Foundation Grant to study Conservation in School of Government, Harvard Law School, 1953-4
PhB, Mount Carmel College at Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1945.
Private Attorney, Kelleher Law Office, Billings and Butte, 1958-present
Adjunct Professor of Scandinavian Government, Montana State University, 1982-1985
Headquarters Battery Commandant, 4/35th Field Artillery.
Candidate, United States Senate, Montana, 2006
Candidate, Governor of Montana, 2004
Vice Chair, Butte Silver Bow Green Party, 2002-2004
Candidate, United States Senate, Montana, 2002
Candidate, Montana State Senate, District 19, 2000
Democratic Nominee, Montana's Second Congressional District, 1976
Candidate, Democratic Presidential Primaries, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Georgia, 1976
Yellowstone County Delegate, Constitutional Convention, 1972
Delegate, Montana Constitutional Convention, 1971-1972
Democratic Nominee, Montana's Second Congressional District, 1968
Chair, Yellowstone County Democratic Coordinating Committee, 1960s.
Money in politics
This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.
The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to Bob Kelleher. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.
Campaign contribution data could not be found.
Committees and affiliations
Kelleher will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
Volunteer Attorney, Maternal Life International, 1997-present
Co-Founder, Billings Ecumenical Committee, 1985
President, Yellowstone Valley Claimants' Attorneys Association, 1982-1983
President, Montana Department, Reserve Officers Association, 1964-1965.
More background data
Articles and resources
- 2008 U.S. congressional elections
- Portal:Montana and the U.S. Congress
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Greg Giroux and Marie Horrigan, "Iowa, Montana, South Dakota Races set for November", CQ Politics, June 4, 2008
- ↑ Jennifer McKee,"Kelleher sticks to parliamentary ideas in campaign", Billings Gazette, May 22, 2008
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Biography, BobKelleher2008.com, retrieved Sept 15, 2008
- ↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Montana's Senate Race