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Livingston, Robert Linlithgow Jr.

Born: 1943 AD
Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
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US Republican politician

 

Representative from Louisiana 1977-1999

 

chairman of House Appropriations Committee 1995-1999

 

elected 1998 by House Republicans to succeed Newt Gingrich as Speaker of the House beginning in 1999, but on morning of House vote on impeachment of Bill Clinton, renounced plans to run for Speaker after revelations of having had extramarital affair, announcing plans to retire from House and calling on Bill Clinton to resign as well