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Robert L. F. Sikes

Robert L. F. SikesAKA Robert Lee Fulton Sikes

Born: 3-Jun-1906
Birthplace: Isabella, GA
Died: 28-Sep-1994
Location of death: Crestview, FL
Cause of death: Alzheimer's
Remains: Buried, Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery, Crestview, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Florida, 1945-79

Military service: US Army (WWII)

Father: Benjamin Franklin Sikes
Mother: Clara Ophelia Ford
Wife: (div., one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Bobbye
Son: Robert
Wife: Inez Tyner (m. 1949, div. 1983)
Wife: Joan Thomas Dunning (m. 1983, until his death)

    University: BS, University of Georgia (1927)
    University: MS English, University of Florida (1929)

    US Congressman, Florida 1st (1963 to 3-Jan-1979)
    US Congressman, Florida 3rd (3-Jan-1945 to 1963)
    US Congressman, Florida 3rd (3-Jan-1941 to 19-Oct-1944, resigned)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1937-40)
    Okaloosa News-Journal Publisher
    Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity
    Alpha Zeta Agricutural Fraternity
    American Legion
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Florida Press Association President (1937)
    Freemasonry
    Kiwanis Club
    Knights of Pythias
    Knights Templar
    Loyal Order of Moose
    National Rifle Association
    Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    Shriners
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Veterans of Foreign Wars


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