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also known as Charles Spittal Robb

Law educator , United States Senator from Virginia

Chuck Robb, law educator, former United States Senator from Virginia. Bar: Virginia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976. Decorated Bronze Star, Vietnam Service medal with 4 Stars; Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star; recipient Raven award, 1973, Seven Society award University Virginia.


Robb, Chuck was born on June 26, 1939 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of James Spittal and Francis Howard (Wooley) Robb.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Wisconsin, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1973.


Law clerk to Honorary John D. Butzner United States Court Appeals (4th District), 1973—1974. Attorney Williams & Connolly, 1974-1977. Lieutenant governor State of Virginia, 1978—1982, governor, 1982—1986.

Partner Hunton & Williams, 1986—1988. United States Senator from Virginia, 1989—2001. Distinguished professor law & public policy George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, since 2001.

Chairman National Conference Lieutenant Governors, 1979-1980, American Council Young Political Leaders Delegates to Peoples Republic of China, 1979, Education Commission of the States, 1984-1985, Democratic Leadership Council, 1986-1988, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, 1991-1993. Visiting professor public affairs George Mason University, spring 1987. Co-chairman Commission on the Intelligence Capabilities of the United States Regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction, 2004, member Iraq Study Group, 2006.

With United States Marine Corps, 1961-1970.


  • Bar: Virginia 1973, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1976.


Chairman Jobs for American's Graduates Inc., 1985-1990. Governor Atlantic Institute for International Affairs, 1987. Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, Southern Governors Association (chairman, 1983-1985), Democratic Governors Association (chairman, 1984-1985), Coalition for Democratic Majority, Reserve Officers Association, United States Marine Corps Reserve Officers Association, U.Fa.

Louisiana Alumni Association (board directors 1974-1985), American Legion, Raven Society, Navy League United States, Council on Foreign Relations, Omicron Delta Kappa.


Married Lynda Bird Johnson, December 9, 1967. Children: Lucinda Desha, Catherine Lewis, Jennifer Wickliffe.

James Spittal Robb

Francis Howard (Wooley) Robb

Lynda Bird Johnson

Lucinda Desha Robb

Catherine Lewis Robb

Jennifer Wickliffe Robb