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Robert J. LaFortune

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Robert J. LaFortune
Mayor of Tulsa
In office
Preceded byJames M. Hewgley, Jr.
Succeeded byJim Inhofe
Personal details
Robert James LaFortune

(1927-01-24)January 24, 1927
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedMarch 27, 2024(2024-03-27) (aged 97)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
OccupationEngineer, politician, philanthropist

Robert James LaFortune (January 24, 1927 – March 27, 2024) was an American Republican politician and engineer. LaFortune was mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1970 to 1978.[1] He also helped initiate the start of the Indian Nations Council of Governments (INCOG).[2]

LaFortune left private business to serve three terms as Tulsa's commissioner of streets and public property from 1964 to 1970.

LaFortune died in Tulsa on March 27, 2024, at the age of 97.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians
  2. Hill, April (28 March 2024). "Former Tulsa mayor has died". 102.3 KRMG. Retrieved 28 March 2024.

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