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Robert William Packwood

Robert William "Bob" Packwood (born September 11, 1932) is an American politician. He was a United States Senator from the state of Oregon from 1969 to 1995. Although a member of the conservative Republican Party, Packwood was a moderate. He voted differently from other members of his party many times.

In 1995, Packwood resigned from the Senate. He stayed involved in politics as a lobbyist and a political consultant. He lives in Dunthorpe, Oregon, with his second wife Elaine. She used to be his chief of staff.

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