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date: 11 August 2020

Bunning, Jimlocked

(23 Oct. 1931–26 May 2017)
  • John R. M. Wilson


Bunning, Jim (23 Oct. 1931–26 May 2017), baseball player, congressman, and U.S. Senator, was born James Paul David Bunning in Covington, Kentucky, the middle son of Louis Bunning, a ladder-manufacturing factory owner, and Gladys Best Bunning. The family stressed their Catholic faith and the importance of education. After a multisport career at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati, Jim graduated in ...

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