John Danforth

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Birthday
5, 1936
Birthplace
Missouri
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Missouri

About

Republican politician from Missouri who was the 24th United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2004 to 2005. He notably attempted to bring peace to the Sudan but little was achieved.

Before Fame

He obtained his law degree from Yale University.

Trivia

He served Missouri as a US Senator from 1976 to 1995.

Family Life

He grandfather founded Purina Mills, one of the most profitable animal food companies.

Associated With

He was appointed the US Ambassador to the United Nations by President George W. Bush in 2004.