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Robert D. Orr
Robert entered state level politics when he was elected to the Indiana State Senate in 1968, representing Evansville. He served there until 1973. He was lieutenant governor of Indiana from 1973 to 1981. As governor he oversaw the reform of the state's education system. After his terms as governor, he was named as the U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, a post he held until 1992.
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Otis Ray Bowen
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