FLIPPO, Ronnie Gene, (1937 - )


FLIPPO, Ronnie Gene, a Representative from Alabama; born in Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala., August 15, 1937; graduated from Coffee High School, Florence, Ala., 1955; attended the public schools of Florence; B.S., Florence State University (later known as University of North Alabama), 1965; M.A., University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 1966; CPA, partner, Flippo & Robbins, Florence, Ala., 1972-1976; member of the Alabama state house of representatives, 1971-1975; member of the Alabama state senate, 1975-1977; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990 , but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Alabama; is a resident of Florence, Ala.