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Reubin Askew

Reubin AskewAKA Reubin O'Donovan Askew

Born: 11-Sep-1928
Birthplace: Muskogee, OK
Died: 13-Mar-2014
Location of death: Tallahassee, FL
Cause of death: Pneumonia

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Florida, 1971-79

Military service: US Army (paratrooper, 1946-48); USAF (1951-53)

Father: Leon G. Askew
Mother: Alberta N. O'Donovan
Wife: Donna L. Harper (m. 1956, one son, one daughter)

    University: Florida State University
    Law School: University of Florida Law School
    University: Denver University

    US Trade Representative (1979-81 under Jimmy Carter)
    Governor of Florida (5-Jan-1971 to 2-Jan-1979)
    Florida State Senate (1962-70)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1958-62)
    Delta Tau Delta Fraternity

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