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Robert Stafford

Born: Aug 8, 1913

Death: Dec 23, 2006

Birthplace: Rutland City

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Robert Stafford

Date of Birth : Aug 8, 1913
Date of Death : Dec 23, 2006
Birth Place : Rutland City

Robert Theodore Stafford was an American politician from Vermont. In his lengthy career, he served as the 71st Governor of Vermont, a United States Representative, and a U.S. Senator. A Northeastern Republican, Stafford was generally considered a liberal, or "Rockefeller" Republican. Stafford is best remembered for his staunch environmentalism, his work on higher education, and his support, as an elder statesman, for the 2000 Vermont law legalizing civil unions for gay couples.


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  • Politician
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