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Robert D. Orr

AKA Robert Dunkerson Orr

Born: 17-Nov-1917
Birthplace: Ann Arbor, MI
Died: 10-Mar-2004
Location of death: Indianapolis, IN [1]
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery [2]
Remains: Buried, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Indiana, 1989-92

Military service: US Army (Maj., 1942-44)


[1] Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.

[2] Complications of kidney surgery.

Father: Samuel L. Orr
Mother: Louise Dunkerson
Wife: Joanne Wallace ("Josie", m. 1944, div. 2000, d. 10-Oct-2006, three children)
Wife: Mary K. Davis (m. 2001, until his death)

    University: BS, Yale University (1940)
    University: Harvard Business School (left for WWII)

    US Ambassador to Singapore (14-Jul-1989 to 12-Sep-1992)
    Governor of Indiana (13-Jan-1981 to 9-Jan-1989)
    Lieutenant Governor of Indiana (1973-81)
    Indiana State Senate (1969-73)
    Member of the Board of Amtrak
    Bush-Cheney '04
    George W. Bush for President
    Legion of Merit


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