AUBURN, CA (Mar. 19, 2019) – Bob Fox, longtime legislative analyst for the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, has died. He was 77.
Fox represented the CTBA in Sacramento, working for the passage of legislation supporting the Thoroughbred breeding industry in the state.
Fox also worked closely and continuously with the California Cattlemen’s Association, the Farm Bureau, the California Veterinary Medical Association, the American Quarter Horse Association, the Friends of Rodeo, and other western and rodeo related organizations.
Fox was born in Half Moon Bay and graduated in 1964 from California State University, Humboldt, with a Bachelor of Science degree.
After working for the state of California for 26 years, Fox joined a Sacramento lobbying firm. He opened Robert Fox Government Relations in 1998. He was a member of the Placer County Sheriff’s Mounted Unit.
Fox is survived by his wife Norma, daughter Kelly, son Donald and brothers Mike and Jim.