Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
ROBINSON, Tommy Franklin (1942-)

ROBINSON, TOMMY FRANKLIN, a Representative from Arkansas; born in Little Rock, Ark., March 7, 1942; graduated from Little Rock High School, Little Rock, Ark., 1959; B.A., University of Little Rock, Little Rock, Ark.; United States Navy, 1959-1963; North Little Rock Police Department and Arkansas State Police, 1963-1971; United States Marshal Service, 1971-1974; director of public safety, University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, 1974-1975; police chief, city of Jacksonville, Ark., 1975-1979; director of public safety, State of Arkansas, 1979-1980; sheriff of Pulaski County, Ark., 1980-1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-ninth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 1991); changed party affiliation from a Democrat to a Republican on July 28, 1989; was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination for Governor of Arkansas; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videocassettes and Sound Tape Reel: 1984-1988, 26 commercials on 3 videocassettes and 1 commercial on 1 sound tape reel.
The commercials were used during Tommy Robinson's campaigns for the 1984, 1986 and 1988 U.S. congressional elections in District 2 of Arkansas, Democratic Party.