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 Joseph Taylor Robinson

Joseph Taylor Robinson

Birth
Lonoke, Lonoke County, Arkansas, USA
Death 14 Jul 1937 (aged 64)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Plot Hillcrest Lot 36 Space 2
Memorial ID 9824 · View Source
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US Congressman, Senator, Arkansas Governor. He graduated from University of Arkansas, then the law department of the University of Virginia, admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced to practice in Lonoke, Arkansas. He was a member, Arkansas State General Assembly in 1895 and presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1900. In 1903, he was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1913. He resigned his seat in Congress, when he was elected 23rd Governor of Arkansas, in 1913 and resigned as Governor three months later when he was elected to the United States Senate in 1913 to fill the seat vacated by the death of Senator Jeff Davis and served until his death. He was also unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Democratic ticket in 1928.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Taylor Robinson (26 Aug 1872–14 Jul 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9824, citing Roselawn Memorial Park, Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .