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Robin Tallon
Robin Tallon
Congressman Robin Tallon.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from South Carolina's 6th district

January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993
John Light Napier
Jim Clyburn
Member of the
South Carolina House of Representatives from the 62nd District

1980-1982
Hicks Harwell
Frank Gilbert
Personal details
Born
Robert Mooneyhan Tallon, Jr.

(1946-08-08) August 8, 1946 (age 74)
Hemingway, South Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceFlorence, South Carolina
Alma materAmerican University (BA)
University of South Carolina (JD)
Professionbusinessman, real estate broker

Robert Mooneyhan "Robin" Tallon, Jr. (born August 8, 1946) is an American attorney, businessman, and politicians who served as a United States Representative from South Carolina. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

Early life and education

Born in Hemingway, South Carolina, Tallon graduated from Dillon High School in 1964 and then attended University of South Carolina. He received his Juris Doctor from American University in 1994.

Career

Tallon was the owner of a chain of retail clothing stores in the Carolinas and Georgia and real estate broker and developer before entering politics. He was a delegate of the White House Conference on Small Business in 1980.

Tallon was a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from 1980 to 1982. He was elected as a Democrat to the 98th United States Congress and to the four succeeding Congresses, serving from January 3, 1983 to January 3, 1993. He was a member of the Agricultural Committee, the Merchant Marine & Fisheries Committee and was Chairman of the Tourism Caucus.

After South Carolina's 6th congressional district was redrawn by the legislature following the 1990 census and became a majority-minority district, Tallon opted not to run in 1992 for renomination as a candidate to the 103rd United States Congress.

He is a principal in the government affairs and public relations firm, Jenkins Hill Consulting, in Washington, D.C., and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Medical University of South Carolina. Tallon is a member of the ReFormers Caucus of Issue One.[1]

Personal life

He is a resident of Florence, South Carolina and Washington, D.C..

References

  1. ^ "ReFormers Caucus". Issue One. Retrieved .

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