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Governor Robert E. Quinn

Governor Robert E. Quinn

(1884-1975) ~ Inducted 1966

Robert Emmett Quinn, 1884-1975, a prominent Democratic politician who served successively as state senator, lieutenant governor, governor, associate Justice of the Superior Court, and Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Military Appeals. Quinn was the principle architect of the Bloodless Revolution of 1935 and a major protagonist in the Race Track War of 1937.

Quinn died on May 19, 1975 at age 81 and was buried in the Quinn Family Cemetery in West Warwick.


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