Rep. Robert "Bob" Grant was first appointed to the Kansas House of Representatives in 1991 and was then elected to the position in 1992. He represents the 2nd House District, which includes portions of Allen, Bourbon, Crawford, and Neosho Counties.
Bob and his wife of over 40 years, Lynn, reside in Frontenac. They have one daughter, Megan; son-in law, Kevin; and two grandchildren, Ross and Katie Fry. Within the community, Bob served as the mayor of Cherokee for 16 years and was active in youth activities through Little League and Babe Ruth baseball. He has been involved actively with the American Legion, West Mineral Eagles and Pittsburg Elks Lodge #412. Currently he serves on the board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and is secretary/treasurer of the Cherokee Gun Club. Bob worked as an equipment operator for 10 years, a foreman estimator for 13 years, and a small business owner for 20 years.
Throughout his years in the Kansas Legislature, Bob has demonstrated unwavering commitment to working families and the people of Southeast Kansas. He has been actively involved in the statewide effort to adequately fund K-12 education, in addition to helping pass legislation in 2007 that allowed communities to choose whether or not to allow gaming.