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Absalom Willis Robertson
Birth: May 27, 1887
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1971
Lexington City
Virginia, USA

US Congressman, US Senator. An 1908 graduate of the University of Virginia law school, he built a successful law career in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He served inthe Virginia State Senate from 1916 to 1922, and during World War I served in the United States Army as a Major in the Adjutant General's office in Washington, DC. He was elected as a Democrat to represent Virginia's 7th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1933 to 1946. He was then elected as a Democratic Senator from Virginia to the United States Senate, filling the vacancy caused when Senator Carter Glass died in office. He served in the Senate from 1946 until he resigned in 1966. He was the father of television evangelist Pat Robertson. 
Family links: 
  Franklin Pierce Robertson (1854 - 1927)
  Josephine Ragland Willis Robertson (1858 - 1950)
  Gladys Churchhill Willis Robertson (1897 - 1968)*
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Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery
Lexington City
Virginia, USA
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6868220
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God bless you today and always. Rest in Peace.
- Thelma
 Added: May. 27, 2013
Mr. Robertson. You apparently passed on your bigotry to your son. You would not meet with Lady Bird Johnson regarding civil rights.
- Tom
 Added: May. 1, 2013

- Tom Fagart
 Added: Jan. 14, 2013
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