AP Wire | 03/09/2005 | Gov. Blunt’s first child born
Gov. Matt Blunt’s first child, a boy, was born Wednesday night in Springfield.
Blunt and his wife, Melanie, named their child William Branch Blunt.
The last newborn to occupy the Governor’s Mansion was Sam Bond, born Jan. 26, 1981 during (now Senator) Kit Bond’s second term as Governor. Sam left for duty with the Marine’s in Iraq February 23.