LIVINGSTON , Robert Linlithgow, Jr.

LIVINGSTON , Robert Linlithgow, Jr.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1943–

Biography

LIVINGSTON , Robert Linlithgow, Jr., a Representative from Louisiana; born in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., April 30, 1943; graduated from St. Martin's High School, New Orleans, 1960; B.A., Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1967; J.D., Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, La., 1968; admitted to the Louisiana bar in 1968 and commenced practice in New Orleans; served in the United States Navy, 1961-1963; United States Naval Reserve, 1963-1967 (inactive); graduate, Loyola Institute of Politics, Chicago, Ill., 1973; assistant United States attorney, deputy chief, criminal division, 1970-1973; chief special prosecutor and chief, armed robbery division, Orleans Parish district attorney's office, 1974-1975; chief prosecutor, organized crime unit, Louisiana attorney general's office, 1975-1976; delegate to seven Republican National Conventions between 1976 and 2000; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-fifth Congress by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Richard A. Tonry, and reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses until his resignation on March 1, 1999 (August 27, 1977-March 1, 1999); chairman, Committee on Appropriations (One Hundred Fourth and One Hundred Fifth Congresses).

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Tulane University
Manuscripts Department, Special Collections Division, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

New Orleans, LA
Papers: Dates unknown, 800 linear feet. The papers of Robert Livingston are currently restricted.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Davis, Phillip, and George Hager. "Seat of Power." Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report 49 (December 7, 1991): 25-29.

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