Roy Romer

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Roy R. Romer
Roy Romer at ASU GSV Summit 2019-5022.jpg
Romer in 2019
39th Governor of Colorado
In office
January 13, 1987 – January 12, 1999
LieutenantMike Callihan (1987–1994)

Samuel H. Cassidy (1994–1995)
Gail Schoettler

(1995–1999)
Preceded byRichard Lamm
Succeeded byWilliam F. Owens
Colorado State Treasurer
In office
1977–1987
Preceded bySam Brown
Succeeded byGail Schoettler
Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District
In office
2001–2006
Preceded byRamon C. Cortines
Succeeded byDavid Brewer
Personal details
Born (1928-10-31) October 31, 1928 (age 92)
Garden City, Kansas
NationalityAmerican
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Beatrice Romer
Children7 children
ResidenceHolly, Colorado
Alma mater(B.A.) Colorado State University (J.D.) University of Colorado Law School
Military service
Branch/serviceUnited States Air Force
Battles/warsKorean War

Roy R. Romer (born October 31, 1928) is an American politician. He was the 39th Governor of Colorado. He also served as the superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District from 2001 to 2006.[1] His son is Nobel Prize winner Paul Romer. He was born in Garden City, Kansas.

References[change | change source]

  1. Press, The Associated (7 June 2000). "Colorado Ex-Governor Takes Schools Post" – via NYTimes.com.