Robert W. Straub
Politician and member of the Democratic Party who was the 31st Governor of Oregon from 1975 to 1979. In office he helped improve the state's economy by cutting joblessness.In his time in the Governor's office, he helped the state expand its minority hiring, and jump-started public transportation programs.Barbara Roberts helped to carry on his programs as the state's 34th governor (and the first female one).BEFORE FAME
He was elected to Oregon's Lane Country Board of Commissioners, and served as state senator from 1959 to 1963.PERSONAL LIFE
He had five children with wife Pat.FUN FACTS
Politician Robert W. Straub were born on Thursday, in a leap year, birthstone is Emerald, the seaon was Spring in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 119 days until Robert W. Straub next birthday.