Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Tiernan, Robert O.
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameRobert O. Tiernan
Address
Warwick, Rhode Island , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born February 24, 1929
DiedOctober 15, 2014 (85 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Aug 21, 2015 09:15pm
Tags
Infoborn in Providence, Providence County, R.I., February 24, 1929; attended La Salle Academy; Providence College, A.B., 1953; Catholic University Law School of Washington, D.C., J.D., 1956; was admitted to the bar in 1956 and commenced practice in Providence, R.I.; elected to the Rhode Island general assembly, 1960, and reelected in 1962, 1964, and 1966; elected as a Democrat to the Ninetieth Congress, March 28, 1967, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John E. Fogarty; reelected to the three succeeding Congresses and served from March 28, 1967, until January 3, 1975; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1974 to the Ninety-fourth Congress; member, Federal Election Commission, April 1975 to November 1981; practiced law in Washington, D.C., and Rhode Island, 1981-1986; resumed the practice of law in Providence, R.I., 1986 to present; is a resident of South Kingstown, R.I.



JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 0.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  09/10/1974 RI District 2 - D Primary Lost 48.25% (-3.50%)
  11/07/1972 RI District 2 Won 63.14% (+26.27%)
  11/03/1970 RI District 2 Won 66.13% (+32.54%)
  11/05/1968 RI District 2 Won 61.24% (+22.48%)
  03/28/1967 RI District 2 - Special Election Won 48.81% (+0.27%)
  02/21/1967 RI District 2 - Special D Primary Won 52.76% (+5.53%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Vice President - Appointment - Dec 19, 1974 NPA Reject