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John Bolton 2016: 8 Facts About Personal Life of Potential GOP Presidential Hopeful

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John Bolton, a Lutheran, is the son of a fireman who has been married twice; he also has a daughter by his second wife. He wrote a memoir, "Surrender is not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations and Abroad," and is a commentator on the Fox News Channel, among other involvements. Here are eight facts about the personal life of this 2016 potential GOP presidential hopeful.

1. John Bolton was born the son of a fireman Nov. 20, 1948, in Baltimore, Maryland.

2. Bolton was first married to Christine Bolton in 1972, and divorced in 1983 with no children.

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3. Bolton is a Lutheran.

4. Bolton is currently married to Gretchen Smith Bolton and resides in Bethesda, Maryland; the couple has one daughter, Jennifer Sarah Bolton.

5. In 2013, Bolton participated in Troopathon 2013, a live online broadcast presented by Move America Forward, a nonprofit military organization based in Sacramento, California.

6. Bolton is a commentator on the Fox News Channel, as well as an op-ed contributor to The Wall Street Journal and the National Review.

7. Bolton’s involvement with conservative think tanks and policy institutes include the Council for National Policy, Institute of East-West Dynamics, the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, National Rifle Association, Project for the New American Century and U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

8. In 2007, Bolton wrote "Surrender is not an Option: Defending America at the United Nations and Abroad," a memoir that “takes readers behind the scenes at the UN and the U.S. State Department and reveals why his efforts to defend American interests and reform the UN resulted in controversy,” according to Barnes and Noble.com

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