Robert A. Rovner
Robert A. Rovner (September 28, 1943 – September 8, 2021) was an American politician and lawyer from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania State Senate for the 6th district from 1971 to 1974.
Robert A. Rovner
|Member of the Pennsylvania Senate|
from the 6th district
January 5, 1971 – November 30, 1974
|Preceded by||John Byrne|
|Succeeded by||H. Craig Lewis|
|Born||September 28, 1943|
|Died||September 8, 2021 (aged 77)|
|Alma mater||Temple University, Temple Law School|
Early life and educationEdit
While serving in the Pennsylvania State Senate, Rovner sponsored the state lottery bill, which earmarked money from lottery ticket sales to help senior citizens.
After serving as an assistant district attorney under Arlen Specter at the Office of the District Attorney of Philadelphia, Rovner entered private practice. Robert Rovner led the law firm of Rovner, Allen, Rovner, Zimmerman and Nash in Feasterville, Pennsylvania in Bucks County for over forty-five years. Rovner was active in many political campaigns and charitable causes. He had been honored for his involvement in Israel Bonds. After serving as an active member of the Temple University Board of Trustees, he was granted the title of Honorary Life Trustee of the university.
Rovner lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He had two sons, Steven and Daniel Rovner, both of whom are attorneys practicing in Pennsylvania. He had four grandchildren. He was married to Susan Cohen and subsequently to Sherrie Savett.
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