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Reubin Askew

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Reubin Askew
37th Govrenor o Florida
In office
January 5, 1971 – January 2, 1979
LieutenantThomas Burton Adams, Jr. (1971-1975)
J.H. Williams (1975-1979)
Precedit biClaude Roy Kirk
Succeedit biBob Graham
7th United States Trade Representative
In office
PresesJimmy Carter
Precedit biRobert S. Strauss
Succeedit biBill Brock
Personal details
Born11 September 1928(1928-09-11)
Muskogee, Oklahoma
Dee'dMarch 13, 2014 (aged 85)
Tallahassee, Florida
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic
Spoose(s)Donna Lou Harper
ProfessionPoliteecian, lawyer

Reubin O'Donovan Askew (11 September 192813 Mairch 2014) wis a American politeecian. He wis the Govrenor o Florida durin the 1970s.

He is a democrat frae Florida. He wis born in Muskogee (Oklahoma), but syne 1937 he livit in Florida. He wis a lawyer. He servit baith in US Army an US Air Force.

Askew died at the age of 85 on 13 Mairch 2014 at his Tallahassee home, efter a recent stroke.[1]

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