Robert Doughton

(Robert Lee "Bob" Doughton)

Robert Doughton
Robert Doughton
  • Born: November 7, 1863
  • Died: October 1, 1954
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Robert Lee "Bob" Doughton, of Alleghany County, North Carolina, sometimes known as "Farmer Bob," was a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina for 42 consecutive years (1911–1953). A Democrat originally from Laurel Springs, North Carolina, he was the Dean of the United States House of Representatives for his last few months in Congress. He is the longest-serving member ever of the United States House of Representatives from the state of North Carolina.

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