Robert McDowell Armstrong

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Robert McDowell Armstrong
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Member of the Nebraska Legislature
from the 2nd district
In office
Succeeded byFrank Sorrell
Personal details
BornApril 29, 1892
Auburn, Nebraska
DiedJune 16, 1981(1981-06-16) (aged 89)
Auburn, Nebraska
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Alma Grace Plasters

Robert McDowell Armstrong (April 29, 1892 – June 16, 1981[1]) was a Republican politician from Auburn who served as a State Senator from the 2nd Legislative District in the first session of the Unicameral Nebraska Legislature, and later served as tax commissioner under Gov. Dwight Griswold and Gov. Val Peterson from 1943-1948.[2][3] He was defeated for re-election in 1938 by Frank Sorrell.


  1. Robert McDowell Armstrong (1892-1981) Find A Grave Memorial
  2. "Armstrong to be State Tax Commissioner," Lincoln Journal, March 23, 1943.
  3. "Armstrong Quits State Tax Position," Lincoln Journal, August 19, 1948.