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Bob Wise
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33rd Governor of West Virginia
In office
January 15, 2001 – January 17, 2005
Preceded by Cecil H. Underwood
Succeeded by Joe Manchin
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 2nd district
In office
January 3, 1993 – January 3, 2001
Preceded by Harley O. Staggers Jr.
Succeeded by Shelley Moore Capito
Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from West Virginia's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Mick Staton
Succeeded by Nick Rahall
Member of the West Virginia Senate
from the 17th district
In office
December 1, 1980 – December 9, 1982
Preceded by William T. Brotherton Jr.
Succeeded by Tod J. Kaufman
Personal details
Born
Robert Ellsworth Wise Jr.

January 6, 1948 (1948-01-06) (age 73)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Sandra Casber (m. 1984)
Residence Washington, D.C.
Alma mater Duke University (B.A.)
Tulane University Law School (J.D.)

Robert Ellsworth Wise Jr. (born January 6, 1948) is an American politician. He is a member of the Democrat, Wise was the 33rd Governor of West Virginia from January 2001 to January 2005. He also was in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 until 2001.

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