History of Robert F. Bennett, Utah
Taken from the Utah History Encyclopedia (Links Added)

Robert F. Bennett was born 18 September 1933 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the youngest of five children of Wallace F. Bennett, the former four-term United States senator from Utah, and Frances Grant Bennett. He attended Salt Lake City's East High School and graduated from the University of Utah in 1957 with a degree in political science. There he participated in the Air Force ROTC program and served as student body president. In 1953-54 Bennett served as a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Scotland.

At age twenty-eight, Bennett managed his father's successful 1962 reelection campaign. That same year he married his long-time sweetheart, Joyce McKay. The Bennetts are the parents of six children. In 1962 Bennett served as press secretary for Representative Sherman P. Lloyd (R-Utah) and later served on an interim basis as his father's chief of staff.

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