Robert "Bob" Martinez (born December 25, 1934) is an American politician. He was the 40th Governor of Florida serving from 1987 to 1991. He was the first person of Spanish ancestry to be elected to the state's top office. Before that, he was the mayor of Tampa from 1979 to 1986.
|40th Governor of Florida|
January 6, 1987 – January 8, 1991
|Preceded by||Wayne Mixson|
|Succeeded by||Lawton Chiles|
|2nd Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy|
March 28, 1991 – January 20, 1993
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||William Bennett|
|Succeeded by||Lee P. Brown|
|Mayor of Tampa|
October 1, 1979 – July 16, 1986
|Preceded by||William Poe|
|Succeeded by||Sandra W. Freedman|
December 25, 1934
Tampa, Florida, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Mary Jane (Marino) Martinez|
|Children||Sharon Marie, Robert Alan|
Martinez also served as the second Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy from 1991 to 1993.
- ↑ Robert (Bob) Martinez Florida governors mansion
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