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  Ray, Robert D.
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  2019-01-01  
 
NameRobert D. Ray
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Born September 26, 1928
DiedJuly 08, 2018 (89 years)
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InfoRobert Dolph Ray (born September 26, 1928 in Des Moines, Iowa) served as the Republican Governor of Iowa from 1969 to 1983. In 1975 his administration permitted 13,000 southeast Asian refugees to settle in Iowa, including the Tai Dam. He was an advocate of the nickel deposit on aluminum cans. He has continued to be extremely active in public affairs in Iowa since leaving the capitol, serving as interim Mayor of the City of Des Moines, President of Drake University, and leading several statewide educational awareness efforts and fundraising campaigns.


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  11/07/1978 IA Governor Won 58.32% (+17.34%)
  11/05/1974 IA Governor Won 58.07% (+17.05%)
  11/07/1972 IA Governor Won 58.43% (+18.17%)
  11/03/1970 IA Governor Won 50.98% (+4.36%)
  11/05/1968 IA Governor Won 54.05% (+8.19%)
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IA US President - R Caucus - Jan 03, 2012 R Mitt Romney
IA Governor - R Primary - Jun 08, 2010 R Terry Branstad
US President - R Primaries - Jun 03, 1980 R Howard H. Baker, Jr.