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Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937

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Personal name headingRobinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937
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Variant(s)Robinson, Joe T. (Joe Taylor), 1872-1937
Associated placeLonoke (Ark.) Arkansas
Birth date1872
Death date1937
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Profession or occupationLegislator Governor
Found inPatman, W. The Robinson-Patman Act, c1938 (name not given)
Joe T. Robinson, 1998: CIP t.p. (Joe T. Robinson) CIP data sheet (Joseph Taylor Robinson) CIP galley (b. 1872; served in the Arkansas General Assembly and the U.S. Senate; three times chairman of the Democratic Nat. Convention, 1920, 1928, 1936)
OCLC data base, 11-29-88 (hdg.: Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937)
NUCMC data from Arkansas Hist. Comm. for His Letter, 1911 (Joseph Taylor Robinson was born near Lonoke, Ark., in 1872. He was a United States Representative from 1903 to 1913, governor of Arkansas from January to March 1913, and United States senator from March 1913 until his death on July 14, 1937. Robinson was the vice-presidential nominee on the Democratic ticket with Alfred E. Smith in 1928. He served as minority leader of the Senate from 1922 until Franklin Roosevelt, with whom he was closely allied, became president in March 1933. At that time Robinson became Senate majority leader, a post he held until his death)
Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress, viewed online, Oct. 11, 2017 (ROBINSON, Joseph Taylor, a Representative and a Senator from Arkansas; born on a farm near Lonoke, Lonoke County, Ark., Aug. 26, 1872; attended the common schools, the Univ. of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the law department of the Univ. of Virginia at Charlottesville; admitted to the bar in 1895 and commenced practice in Lonoke, Ark.; member, State general assembly 1895; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1900; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses and served from Mar. 4, 1903, to Jan. 14, 1913, when he resigned, having been elected Governor; chairman, Committee on Public Lands (Sixty-second Congress); Governor of Arkansas from Jan. 16 to Mar. 8, 1913, when he resigned, having been elected Senator; elected to the U.S. Senate in 1913 to fill the seat vacated by the death of Senator Jeff Davis; reelected in 1918, 1924, 1930 and 1936 and served from Mar. 10, 1913, until his death; minority leader and Democratic caucus chairman 1923-1933; majority leader and Democratic caucus chairman 1933-1937; chairman, Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Dept. (Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth Congresses), Committee on Claims (Sixty-fifth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for Vice President of the U.S. on the Democratic ticket in 1928; died in Washington, D.C., July 14, 1937; funeral services were held in the Chamber of the United States Senate; interment in Roselawn Memorial Park in Little Rock, Ark.)
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