Bob Wise

American politician

Robert Ellsworth Wise Jr. (born January 6, 1948) is an American politician. He is a member of the Democrat, Wise was the 33rd Governor of West Virginia from January 2001 to January 2005. He also was in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2001.[1]

Bob Wise
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33rd Governor of West Virginia
In office
January 15, 2001 – January 17, 2005
Preceded byCecil H. Underwood
Succeeded byJoe Manchin
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byHarley O. Staggers Jr.
Succeeded byShelley Moore Capito
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded byMick Staton
Succeeded byNick Rahall
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 17th district
In office
December 1, 1980 – December 9, 1982
Preceded byWilliam T. Brotherton Jr.
Succeeded byTod J. Kaufman
Personal details
Born
Robert Ellsworth Wise Jr.

(1948-01-06) January 6, 1948 (age 72)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
Sandra Casber (m. 1984)
ResidenceWashington, D.C.
Alma materDuke University (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Former WV Gov. Bob Wise Honored at 2015 Friday Medal Ceremony".