Rob Oates (L-ID)

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Rob Oates


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Rob Oates 2012 Congressional Candidate Idaho District 1


Biography of Rob Oates from Oates for Congress

“Rob Oates – a regular guy, not a career politician, not a lawyer. For the past several years I’ve been privileged to serve as chair of the Libertarian Party of Idaho. Caldwell is my home town and I’m a fifth generation Idahoan. I’ve been married for the past 28 years to my wife, Debbie, I’m father of our three grown children and we have one grandchild. I work as Caldwell’s airport manager, paying the mortgage, and helping the two kids in college at Moscow. In ’03 and ’07 the people of Caldwell elected me to our City Council. Some years earlier, I graduated from Caldwell High and the University of Idaho and served as a US Army officer and later as an attack helicopter pilot and unit commander in the Republic of Korea. For three years I was the Army’s Cobra helicopter weapons test pilot at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. I’ve also worked in the satellite industry and developed database software for business applications on the Internet.”