Robert Marquette was a 2016 U.S. Senate candidate in North Dakota.
"Robert Marquette was born in Kansas City in 1959. In 1971, he moved with his family to Dallas, Texas where he lived until 2001. Mr. Marquette worked in the semiconductor industry during the 90’s for the Malcolm Baldrige Award winning company, ST Microelectronics, as a CVD Operator and Equipment Service Technician. In 2001, Robert moved to Baltimore, Maryland when he took a job with General Electric’s Consumer Services Division as a Field Service Technician. He transferred to Fort Myers, Florida in 2005 where he lived until coming to Fargo in 2012. Robert currently works as a Customer Service professional for a leading retail “big box” store.
Mr. Marquette has been active in father’s rights for two decades. He served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Chapter of Fathers for Equal Rights (https://fathers4kids.com/) and worked as their webmaster and founding member of the National Father’s Resource Center. Robert was also a founding member of Parents and Abducted Children Together (http://pact-online.org/ now called Action Against Abduction) and actively lobbied Washington legislators on behalf of left-behind parents and children abducted to foreign countries.
Robert has three children Shawna, Benjamin and Rhea. Benjamin and Rhea live in Germany while Shawna lives in the Houston, Texas area. He has five grandchildren Cyle, Brandi, Michelle, Rihawna and Isabella. Michelle lives in Germany with her mother Rhea while his other grandchildren live in Texas."