Robert L. King

Born Dec 27, 1946

Robert L. King is an American political figure most notable for having served as Monroe County, New York Executive and as the Chancellor of the State University of New York. King was born and raised in Brighton, Monroe County, New York and graduated from Brighton High School. He graduated from Trinity College (Connecticut) and earned a Juris Doctor at the Vanderbilt University School of Law. He began his career as a Deputy District Attorney in California.… Read More

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1946 Birth Born in 1946.


1983 37 Years Old He began his career as a Deputy District Attorney in California. He returned to Rochester where he served as an Assistant District Attorney, as well as a Special Assistant United States Attorney working for the Organized Crime Strike Force, and ran unsuccessfully for Monroe County District Attorney against Howard M. Relin in 1983.


1987 41 Years Old He was a member of the New York State Assembly from 1987 to 1991, sitting in the 187th, 188th and 189th New York State Legislatures. … Read More
1991 45 Years Old In 1991, he unseated Thomas Frey to become Monroe County Executive.
1995 49 Years Old In 1995, King resigned his office to join then-Governor Pataki as director of the State Office of Regulatory Reform. … Read More


2000 54 Years Old SUNY's board of trustees unanimously approved him and he took office on January 1, 2000. … Read More


2008 62 Years Old At the end of 2008, King retired from the Arizona Community Foundation to take up the position of president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
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