Robert P. Grant was born on November 28, 1948, and died on December 9, 2015.
He was a Democratic member of the Kansas House of Representatives, representing the 2nd district.
Robert served his first term from 1991 to 1994 and served from 1997 to 2013.
Prior to becoming a representative, Robert served as mayor of Cherokee for 16 years.
Long active in the community, he was involved with the American Legion, West Mineral Eagles and Pittsburg Elks Lodge #412 and with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Cherokee Gun Club.
Robert was married to his wife Lynn for 39 years. They have a daughter and two grandchildren.
He announced that he is retiring on December 10, 2013.
Robert Grant passed away on December 9, 2015 at the age of 67 after a short illness.