Chuck Robb

American politician and United States Marine

Charles Spittal Robb (born June 26, 1939) is an American politician. He was an officer in the United States Marine Corps. He was the 64th Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986, and as a United States senator from 1989 until 2001.

Chuck Robb
Chair of the Iraq Intelligence Commission
In office
February 6, 2004 – March 31, 2005
Served with Laurence Silberman
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
United States Senator
from Virginia
In office
January 3, 1989 – January 3, 2001
Preceded byPaul Trible
Succeeded byGeorge Allen
64th Governor of Virginia
In office
January 16, 1982 – January 18, 1986
LieutenantDick Davis
Preceded byJohn N. Dalton
Succeeded byGerald Baliles
33rd Lieutenant Governor of Virginia
In office
January 14, 1978 – January 16, 1982
GovernorJohn N. Dalton
Preceded byJohn N. Dalton
Succeeded byDick Davis
Personal details
Charles Spittal Robb

(1939-06-26) June 26, 1939 (age 84)
Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Children3 daughters
EducationCornell University
University of Wisconsin, Madison (BA)
University of Virginia (JD)
Military service
AllegianceUnited States of America
Branch/service United States Marine Corps
Years of service1961–1970
Rank Major
Battles/warsVietnam War
AwardsBronze Star
Presidential Service Badge

In 2004, he co-chaired the Iraq Intelligence Commission.

He has been married to Lynda Bird Johnson Robb since 1967. She is the daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson and First Lady Lady Bird Johnson.

Other websites change

  • United States Congress. "Chuck Robb (id: R000295)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • U.S. Senate bio (archived from 2000)
  • Appearances on C-SPAN