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  • John O. Pastore, Governor & U.S. Senator (1907 - 2000)
    John Orlando Pastore, a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., March 17, 1907; attended the public schools; graduated from the law school of Northeastern University, Boston, Mass., in 1...
  • Frank Licht (1916 - 1987)
    Frank R. Licht (March 13, 1916 – May 30, 1987) was an American politician and the 67th Governor of Rhode Island from 1969 to 1973, serving as the first Jewish Governor in Rhode Island state hist...
  • Bruce Sundlun (1920 - 2011)
    Bruce Sundlun (born Bruce George Sundlun;[1] January 19, 1920 – July 21, 2011) was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as 71st Governor of Rhode Island from 19...
  • Lincoln Chafee, Governor, U.S. Senator
    Lincoln Davenport Chafee ( /ˈtʃeɪfiː/ chay-fee; born March 26, 1953) is an American politician who has been the 74th Governor of Rhode Island since January 2011. Prior to ...
  • Josias Lyndon, 35th Colonial Governor of Rhode Island (1704 - 1778)
    LYNDON served as colonial Governor of Rhode Island from 1768-1769. He supported the movement to defend the rights of the colony against royal aggression and wrote King George III, denying that Rhode ...