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                        Robinson ROBINSON, Tommy Franklin, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Little Rock, Ark., March 7, 1942; graduated from Little Rock High School, Little Rock, Ark., 1959; B.A., University of Little Rock, Little Rock, Ark.; United States Navy, 1959-1963; North Little Rock Police Department and Arkansas State Police, 1963-1971; United States Marshal Service, 1971-1974; director of public safety, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, 1974-1975; police chief, city of Jacksonville, Ark., 1975-1979; director of public safety, State of Arkansas, 1979-1980; sheriff of Pulaski County, Ark., 1980-1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1991); changed party affiliation from Democrat to Republican, July 28, 1989; was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Arkansas; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.

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Representative 01/03/1985 01/03/1991 2 House of Representatives AR
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