|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Georgia's 7th district
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
|Preceded by||Buddy Darden|
|Succeeded by||John Linder|
|United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia|
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||Larry Thompson|
|Succeeded by||Joe Whitley|
Robert Laurence Barr Jr.
November 5, 1948
Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.
|Political party||Republican (Before 2004, 2011–present)|
|Spouse(s)||First spouse (Divorced 1976)|
Gail Barr (1976–1986)
Jeri Dobbin (1986–present)
|Alma mater||University of Southern California|
George Washington University
Robert Laurence "Bob" Barr, Jr. (born November 5, 1948) is the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election. He is a former federal prosecutor and a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented Georgia's 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1995 to 2003.
References[change | change source]
- "Mr. Robert Laurence Barr Jr". Member Directory. State Bar of Georgia. May 2008. Archived from the original on 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2008-05-21.
- "Libertarian Party selects Bob Barr as 2008 presidential nominee" (Press release). Libertarian National Committee. 2008-05-25. Archived from the original on 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2008-05-25.
- "BARR, Bob - Biographical Information". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Congress of the United States. Retrieved 2008-05-21.
- "Meet Bob". Barr '08 - Liberty for America. Barr 2008 Presidential Committee. Archived from the original on 2008-04-09. Retrieved 2008-04-20.
- Evans, Ben (2006-12-15). "Ex-Rep. Barr Quits GOP for Libertarians". CBS News. Archived from the original on 2008-05-15. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
- "Former Congressman Bob Barr Accepts Leadership Position within the Libertarian Party" (Press release). Libertarian National Committee. 2006-12-15. Archived from the original on 2008-04-17. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
Other websites[change | change source]
|Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Bob Barr|
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- Bob Barr at the Open Directory Project
- Official 2008 Presidential Campaign website Archived 2019-01-11 at the Wayback Machine
- Issue positions and quotes at OnTheIssues.org
- Video interview/discussion with Jane Hamsher on Bloggingheads.tv