Robert E. Quinn

Robert E. Quinn

Robert Emmet Quinn (April 2, 1894 – May 19, 1975) was an American politician and the 58th Governor of Rhode Island. Quinn was born in 1894 in Phoenix, Rhode Island. He graduated from Brown University in 1915. He then completed his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1918. He became the Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island from 1932 to 1937. He was nominated for governorship of Rhode Island when incumbent Governor Theodore Francis Green chose to run for a seat in the United States Senate.

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