Robb, Charles S. (Charles Spittal), 1939-

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Charles Spittal Robb was born on June 26, 1939 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was a student at Cornell University from 1957 to 1958, received a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin in 1961, and received a J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1973. He married Lynda Bird Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson, on December 9, 1967. They had three children: Lucinda Desha (b. 1968), Catherine Lewis (b. 1970), and Jennifer Wickliffe (b. 1978). He worked as a law clerk to the presiding justice at the U.S. Court of Appeals from 1973 to 1974, and was an attorney for the firm of Williams Connolly & Califano from 1974 to 1977. He served as Lieutenant Governor of the state of Virginia from 1978 to 1982, and was Governor of Virginia from 1982 to 1986. He was a partner with the law firm of Hunton & Williams in Virginia and Washington, then served as a U.S. Senator from Virginia from 1989 to 2001. In 2001 he was a distinguished professor of law and public policy at George Mason University.

From the description of Robb, Charles S. (Charles Spittal), 1939- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10568094

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