New Hampshire Notables 1986, John Thompson Flanders, and Robert Winthrop Flanders: Page 64 of the 1986 Edition of New Hampshire Notables, Presenting Biographical Sketches of Men and Women who have helped shape the Character of the Granite State by Charles Brereton, Published for the New Hampshire Historical Society by Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH
Robert Winthrop Flanders Acting Governor, New Hampshire June 1972, Concord MonitorCaption: State Treasurer Robert W. Flanders of 268 N. Main St. looks up from his new desk in the governor's office. Flanders is acting governor this week because Gov. Peterson, House Speaker Marshall Cobleigh, and Secretary of State Robert L. Stark are all out of state. If Flanders decides to leave, the state will be without a governor until one of the other officials comes back.
Front Page of the Concord Monitor, Monday, June 5, 1972