Bob Bethell

Bob Bethell REPRepublican

American congressman in Kansas (1942-2012)

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Bob BethellREPRepublican American congressman in Kansas (1942-2012)
69
Age at Death1942-2012
17
Years of Experience
KSResidence (state)

Bob Bethell (November 5, 1942 – May 20, 2012) was a Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 113th district. He served from 1999 until his death on May 20, 2012.Prior to his election to the House, Bethell served as mayor of the town of Alden, Kansas. He had also worked as a long term care administrator, pastor, high school vice principal, middle school principal, and college director of admissions. He received his MEd in Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign and a BS in Secondary Education from John Brown University.Bethell died May 20, 2012, after a one-car accident on Interstate 70 in Wabaunsee County, Kansas, on his way home from the conclusion of the 2012 Kansas House of Representatives legislative session. He was 69. He was succeeded in the House of Representatives by his wife, Lorene Bethell.

Education4 - 4 of 2
John Brown University
BS Secondary Education
University of Illinois, Champaign
MEd Administration
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
Kansas State House of Representatives
1999 - 2012
Mayor
Town of Alden
1994 - 1998
College Director of Admissions
retired
Experience
Long Term Care Administrator
High School Vice Principal
retired
Middle School Principal
retired
Part-time Pastor
Raymond Baptist Church
Part-time Pastor
Alden First Baptist Church
Other Experience1 - 7 of 7
Chair
Legislative Committee, Kansas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Chair
Board of Directors, Kansas Association of Homes and Services for the Aging
Legislative Committee
Kansas Adult Care Executives Association
Member
Kanza Chapter, Veteran Motor Car Club of America
Member
Sterling, Kansas Rotary Club
Treasurer
Veteran Motor Car Club of America
Vice-President
Kansas Chapter, American College of Health Care Administrators