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Bob Martinez

Bob Martinez
Personal data
Date of birthDecember 25, 1934(age 80)
Place of birthTampa, Florida
Political partyRepublican
SpouseMary Jane (Marino) Martinez
ChildrenSharon Marie, Robert Alan
40th Governor of Florida
In office1987 - 1991
LieutenantBobby Brantley
Succeeded byLawton M. Chiles, Jr.
Preceded byWayne Mixson
2nd Director of the National Drug Control Policy
In office1991 - 1993
PresidentGeorge H. W. Bush
Succeeded byLee P. Brown
Preceded byWilliam Bennett
Mayor of Tampa
In office1979 - 1986
Succeeded bySandra W. Freedman
Preceded byWilliam Poe

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Robert Martinez (born December 25, 1934 in Tampa, Florida) was the 40th Governor of Florida from 1987 to 1991. Prior to that, he was the mayor of Tampa from 1979 to 1986.

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Battle for light rail a part of Tampa mayor's legacy - Tweet this news -Bob Martinez-, it's the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center and the Tampa Convention Center, and annexation of land that became New Tampa. ... - Date : Sun, 07 Nov 2010 00:29:59 GMT+00:00
Hard work, perfect timing drove Attorney General-elect Bondi - Tweet this news Martinez- said his wife Mary Jane, who taught Bondi at King High School, urged him to get involved in the campaign. The couple asked friends around the ... - Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 03:43:55 GMT+00:00
Battle Mountain changes get mixed reviews - Vail Daily News Tweet this news
Vail Daily News--MINTURN, Colorado -Bob Martinez- never liked the idea of a private ski resort on Battle Mountain. “I'm totally against it,” he said, standing in the yard ... - Date : Sun, 18 Jul 2010 04:12:00 GMT+00:00
WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes appreciates his fans - Tweet this news, I could walk into his office when he was governor.'' -Bob Martinez- was the 40th Governor of Florida (1987-91). Prior, he was the mayor of Tampa ... - Date : Fri, 16 Jul 2010 20:30:31 GMT+00:00
Capital Comment: The rise of a political rookie - Sarasota Herald-Tribune Tweet this news
Sarasota Herald-Tribune---Bob Martinez- never served in Tallahassee before his election in 1986. But he had plenty of political experience as mayor of Tampa, one of Florida's largest ... - Date : Sun, 20 Jun 2010 05:21:13 GMT+00:00
Suite Talk, June 30, 2010 - Politico Tweet this news
Politico--And he will co-lead the Florida government advocacy team with senior policy adviser -Bob Martinez-, a former Republican governor of Florida. ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:44:41 GMT+00:00
Stretching minds, tapping talent - Gilroy Dispatch Tweet this news
Gilroy Dispatch--"We're looking to give these girls exposure and spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and math," said -Bob Martinez-, the center's outreach ... - Date : Fri, 25 Jun 2010 02:12:04 GMT+00:00
County, city to consider Hispanic advisory board - Sarasota Herald-Tribune (blog) Tweet this news
Sarasota Herald-Tribune (blog)--Mason said the city of Tampa established such a panel when -Bob Martinez- was mayor and that it continues to work well. Nearly 19 percent of the city of ... - Date : Tue, 25 May 2010 17:58:05 GMT+00:00
Crist selects four to interview for Janes' vacant Lee commission seat - Naples Daily News Tweet this news
Naples Daily News--He served 12 years on the commission, starting in 1988 when he was appointed by Gov. -Bob Martinez-. He is retired from his position as a corporate benefits ... - Date : Thu, 13 May 2010 22:27:46 GMT+00:00
Conservative Titan William G. 'Doc' Myers Dies - Sunshine State News (blog) Tweet this news
Sunshine State News (blog)--Doc briefly ran for governor in 1986, and though he lost to -Bob Martinez- in the primary, confessed to me at the time he wasn't all that disappointed to stay ... - Date : Wed, 26 May 2010 17:29:59 GMT+00:00

Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Poe
Mayor of Tampa, Florida
October 1979 - July 1986
Succeeded by
Sandra Freedman
Preceded by
Wayne Mixson
Governor of Florida
January 6, 1987 - January 8, 1991
Succeeded by
Lawton Chiles
Preceded by
William Bennett
Director of the National Drug Control Policy
Succeeded by
Lee P. Brown
Party political offices
Preceded by
Louis A. "Skip" Bafalis
Republican Party Nominee for Governor of Florida
1986 (won), 1990 (lost)
Succeeded by
Jeb Bush

Governors of Florida

Military (1821)Jackson
Territorial (1822 - 1845)Duval * Eaton * Call * Reid * Call * Branch
State (since 1845)Moseley * Brown * Broome * Perry * Milton * Allison * Marvin * Walker * Reed * Hart * Stearns * Drew * Bloxham * Perry * Fleming * Mitchell * Bloxham * Jennings * Broward * Gilchrist * Trammell * Catts * Hardee * Martin * Carlton * Sholtz * Cone * Holland * Caldwell * Warren * McCarty * Johns * Collins * Bryant * Burns * Kirk * Askew * Graham * Mixson * Martinez * Chiles * MacKay * Bush * Crist

Directors of National Drug Control Policy

Bennett * Martinez * Brown * McCaffrey * Walters * Kerlikowske

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