Hillary Clinton’s choice of a running mate was closely watched. She selected Tim Kaine on this day in 2016.

Kaine attended Rockhurst High School in Kansas City and the University of Missouri-Columbia before launching his political career.

Although he never served as Vice President, Kaine became a United States senator in Virginia.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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