Bob Riley

American politician

Robert Renfroe "Bob" Riley (born October 3, 1944) is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican party. He was the 52nd Governor of Alabama from 2003 until 2011. He was first elected to office in 2002 and re-elected in 2006. Riley was born in Ashland.[1]

Bob Riley
Governor Bob Riley.jpg
52nd Governor of Alabama
In office
January 20, 2003 – January 17, 2011
LieutenantLucy Baxley
Jim Folsom
Preceded byDon Siegelman
Succeeded byRobert Bentley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byGlen Browder
Succeeded byMike Rogers
Personal details
Robert Renfroe Riley

(1944-10-03) October 3, 1944 (age 77)
Ashland, Alabama
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Patsy Riley
Alma materUniversity of Alabama
ProfessionAutomobile dealer
Real estate developer

Personal lifeEdit

He has a wife, four children (one is dead), and seven grandchildren.[2]


  1. "On this day in Alabama history: Former Gov. Bob Riley was born". Alabama NewsCenter. 2018-10-03. Retrieved 2021-04-14.
  2. "Former Gov. Bob Riley seriously injured in Alaska motorcycle crash (Updated)". 27 June 2011.

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