Robert Smylie

 

 

Age: 89

 

Summary: governor of Idaho from 1954 to 1966 and the only man elected to three consecutive terms in his state who was instrumental in the implementation of a state sales tax, the increase in the minimum wage, and the establishment of the state park system.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from emphysema, cancer, congestive heart failure and pneumonia

 

Born: October 31, 1914

 

Died: July 17, 2004

 

Location: Boise, Idaho