Ronnie Flippo

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Ronnie Flippo
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1991
Preceded byRobert E. Jones, Jr.
Succeeded byBud Cramer
Member of the Alabama Senate
In office
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
January 3, 1971 - January 3, 1975
Personal details
Ronnie Gene Flippo

(1937-08-15) August 15, 1937 (age 81)
Florence, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of North Alabama
University of Alabama

Ronnie Gene Flippo /ˈflɪp/ (born August 15, 1937) is a former United States Congressman from Alabama.

Flippo was born August 15, 1937 in Florence, Alabama. He attended the University of North Alabama and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. This was followed up by a master's degree in accounting from the University of Alabama. Flippo worked as a CPA after graduating from college, eventually starting his own accounting firm in 1971. That same year, he successfully ran as a Democrat for a seat in the Alabama House of Representatives. After two terms, he gave up his House seat to run for the Alabama Senate, again becoming a successful candidate.

In 1976, Flippo was elected to Congress. He served in the House until 1991, when he retired from his seat to run for Governor of Alabama. He was defeated in his bid for governor and began a private management consulting firm, R.G. Flippo & Associates.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Ronnie Flippo (id: F000208)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Appearances on C-SPAN
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert E. Jones, Jr.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 5th congressional district

Succeeded by
Bud Cramer