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.
He obtained his law degree from Yale University.
He served Missouri as a US Senator from 1976 to 1995.
He grandfather founded Purina Mills, one of the most profitable animal food companies.
He was appointed the US Ambassador to the United Nations by President George W. Bush in 2004.