Robert Owens Tiernan (February 24, 1929 – October 15, 2014) is an American lawyer and politician. He was from Rhode Island. He served in the Rhode Island State Senate. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives. Tiernan was born in Providence, Rhode Island.
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Rhode Island's 2nd district
March 28, 1967 – January 3, 1975
|Preceded by||John E. Fogarty|
|Succeeded by||Edward Beard|
|Member of the Rhode Island State Senate|
|Born||February 24, 1929|
Providence, Rhode Island
|Died||October 15, 2014 (aged 85)|
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
|Spouse(s)||Dorothy A. Tiernan|
|Children||Michael M. Tiernan|
Robert O. Tiernan Jr.
Christopher P. Tiernan
- G. Wayne Miller (18 October 2014). "Passages: Robert O. Tiernan, 85; was R.I. lawyer, state senator, congressman". Providence Journal. Retrieved 19 October 2014.