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Robert J. LaFortune
Mayor of Tulsa
In office
1970–1978
Preceded by James M. Hewgley, Jr.
Succeeded by Jim Inhofe
Personal details
Born
Robert James LaFortune

January 24, 1927 (1927-01-24) (age 93)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.K.
Political party Republican
Occupation Engineer, politician, philanthropist

Robert James LaFortune (born January 24, 1927) is an American Republican politician and engineer. LaFortune was mayor of Tulsa, Oklahoma from 1970 to 1978. He also helped initiate the start of the Indian Nations Council of Governments (INCOG).

LaFortune left private business to serve three terms as Tulsa's commissioner of streets and public property from 1964 to 1970.

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