John Thune is a senior United States Senator. He is from the Republican Party. Senator John Thune is representing the interests of South Dakota in the Senate. John is not new to legislation because he had previously served his people of South Dakota as a member of the House of Representatives for South Dakota’s at large congregational district. To date, John has served his constituency for twelve years at a stretch. He holds the record of the fastest man in congress since 2009.
The retirement of Senator Tim Johnson in 2015 paved the way for John to become a Senior Senator. Today, he is the highest ranking Republican Senator from South Dakota. He was the Republican Conference Chairman in 2011; the number three position in the Senate. Today, John Thune is the Majority Conference Chair of the current 114th Congress.
John Thune was born on the 7th day in January in the year 1961. He is 55years old. His biological parents are Yvonne Patricia (maiden name Bodine) and Harold Richard Thune. John’s birth place is Pierre, South Dakota the Capital of South Dakota. John was a star athlete in his days in high school; multi-talented – he participates in basketball, track, and football in those days at high school.
Thune married Kimberley Weems in 1984. The union is blessed with two female children.
MBA, University of South Dakota, 1984, BS, Biola University, 1983
John Thune is slightly less wealthy when compared to other members of congress. He is worth an estimated $417,511 thousand dollars.
Thune has been in the Senate for twelve unbroken years. Today he is the Majority Conference chair in the Senate.
Thune’s efforts in the Senate have not gone unnoticed by the population. In appreciation of his contributions, he has been given some awards. One of such is the golden plow award from American Farm Bureau.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 55
- Date of Birth: 07-01-1961.
- Place of Birth: Pierre, South Dakota
- Gender: Male.
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- Parents: Yvonne Patricia and Harold Richard Thune.
- Siblings: Brittany and Larissa.
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- Spouse: Kimberley Weems.
- Ethnicity/Race: American
- Nationality: American