ROBERTS, Charles Patrick (Pat), a Senator and a Representative from Kansas; born in Topeka, Kans.,
April 20, 1936; attended the public schools; graduated from Holton High School
1954; B.A., Kansas State University, Manhattan 1958; served in the U.S. Marine
Corps as a captain 1958-1962; newspaper publisher, Litchfield Park, Ariz.
1962-1967; administrative assistant, United States Senator Frank Carlson
1967-1968; administrative assistant, United States Congressman Keith Sebelius
1968-1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-seventh and to the seven
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 2, 1997); chair, Committee on
Agriculture (One Hundred Fourth Congress); not a candidate for reelection to
the House of Representatives in 1996, but was elected as a Republican to the
United States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, 2008, and again in 2014 for
the term ending January 3, 2021; chair, Select Committee on Ethics (One Hundred
Sixth and One Hundred Seventh Congresses [November 9, 1999-January 3, 2001;
January 20, 2001-June 6, 2001]), Select Committee on Intelligence (One Hundred
Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses), Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition,
and Forestry (One Hundred Fourteenth and One Hundred Fifteenth Congresses).