Stanley Russ

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Otis Stanley Russ (August 31, 1930 – January 5, 2017) was an American politician. He served as a member of the Arkansas Senate from the 21st (later 30th) district from January 1975 to January 2001. He also served as President pro tempore of the Senate from 1995 to 1997.

Russ was born in Conway, Arkansas. He married Nina Benton in 1951. They had two children, and she died in 2005.

Russ died from acute myeloid leukemia on January 5, 2017 in Conway. He was 86.[1]

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  1. "Sen. Cotton Remembers Former Arkansas State Senator Russ". ArkansasMatters.com. January 6, 2017. Retrieved January 12, 2017.