STUMP, Robert Lee, (1927 - 2003)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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STUMP, Robert Lee, a Representative from Arizona; born in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz., April 4, 1927; graduated from Tolleson High School, Tolleson, Ariz., 1947; B.S., Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., 1951; United States Navy, 1943-1946; farmer; member of the Arizona state house of representatives, 1959-1967; member of the Arizona state senate, 1967-1976; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the two succeeding Congresses; reelected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 2003); chair, Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (One Hundred Fourth through One Hundred Sixth Congresses); chair, Committee on Armed Services (One Hundred Seventh Congress); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; died on June 20, 2003, in Phoenix, Ariz.; interment in Greenwood Memorial Cemetery, Phoenix, Ariz. .