Eli Daniel Bebout (born October 14, 1946) is a veteran Wyoming politician and a member of the Wyoming State Senate. He represents District 26 from Riverton, in Fremont County in the central portion of the state. A Republican, Bebout is a former member of the Wyoming House of Representatives, Speaker of the House, and his party's gubernatorial nominee in 2002. He was chosen state senator on a 4-0 vote by the Fremont County Commission to succeed Senator Robert A. "Bob" Peck (October 7, 1924- March 6, 2007).
Bebout graduated from Shoshoni High School in Fremont County and entered the United States Air Force Academy in June 1964. He left the academy in 1967 without graduating. He resigned after complaints surfaced that he had violated the honor code by covering for the presence of some absent cadets and by allowing questionable tutoring practices. Thereafter, he obtained a bachelor of science degree in engineering from the University of Wyoming at Laramie, his state's only four-year degree-granting instituiton. He served in the Air Force Reserve but was not called to active duty during the Vietnam War.
Bebout owns a water, oil and natural gas drilling company, a construction company,