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Congressman , business executive

Robert Williams Daniel,, business executive, former congressman. Recipient Distinguished Service award Americans for Constitutional Action, 1973, 74, 75, Watchdog of Treasury award National Associated Businessmen, 1973-1974, 75-76, Freedom award Order of Lafayette, 1975, Distinguished Service award Department Defense, Washington, National Intelligence Distinguished Service medal, 1993.


Daniel,, Robert Williams was born on March 17, 1936 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of Robert Williams and Charlotte (Bemiss) Daniel.


Bachelor of Arts, University Virginia, 1954-1958; Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1961.


Finance analyst, J. C. Wheat Company, Richmond, 1961-1962; instructor economics, U. Richmond School Business, 1963; officer, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, 1964-1968; owner, opr., Brandon Plantation, Prince George County, Virginia, since 1968; member, 93d-97th Congresses from 4th District Virginia deputy assistant secretary, Department Defense, 1984-1986; consultant, Department Defense director, Office of Intelligence unites states department Energy, 1990-1993. Member Commonwealth of Virginia Board Conservation and Economics Development, 1972. Member, secretary Prince George County Planning Commission, 1972.

Member Virginia Farm Bureau Marketing Committee, 1971-1972.


  • He won handily, becoming the first Republican to represent this district since the end of Reconstruction. He was a recipient of the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal.


Trustee Atlantic Rural Exposition, Sheltering Arms Hospital, Richmond. Served with Army of the United States, 1959. Member New York Yacht Club (New York City), Metropolitan Club (District of Columbia), Commonwealth Club (Richmond), Phi Beta Kappa.


Married Linda Hearne, December 15, 1979. Children by previous marriage– Robert (deceased) Charlotte, Nell.

Robert Williams Daniel,

Charlotte (Bemiss) Daniel,

Linda Hearne