Bob Martinez

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Bob Martinez
40th Governor of Florida
In office
January 6, 1987 – January 8, 1991
Lieutenant Bobby Brantley
Preceded by Wayne Mixson
Succeeded by Lawton Chiles
2nd Director of the National Drug Control Policy
In office
March 28, 1991 – January 20, 1993
President George H. W. Bush
Preceded by William Bennett
Succeeded by Lee P. Brown
Mayor of Tampa
In office
October 1, 1979 – July 16, 1986
Preceded by William Poe
Succeeded by Sandra W. Freedman
Personal details
Born Robert Martinez
December 25, 1934 ( 1934-12-25) (age 79)
Tampa, Florida
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Jane (Marino) Martinez
Children Sharon Marie, Robert Alan
Religion Roman Catholic

Robert "Bob" Martinez (born December 25, 1934) is an American politician. He was the 40th Governor of Florida serving from 1987 to 1991.[1] He was the first person of Spanish ancestry to be elected to the state's top office. Before that, he was the mayor of Tampa from 1979 to 1986.

References[change | change source]

  1. Robert (Bob) Martinez Florida governors mansion

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