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WILLIAM RUSSELL ROBINSON


 

Sessions

Session Office Position District Party
1989 Representative 19 Democrat
1990 Representative 19 Democrat
1991 Representative 19 Democrat
1992 Representative 19 Democrat
1993 Representative 19 Democrat
1994 Representative 19 Democrat
1995 Representative 19 Democrat
1996 Representative 19 Democrat
1997 Representative 19 Democrat
1998 Representative 19 Democrat
1999 Representative 19 Democrat
2000 Representative 19 Democrat
2001 Representative 19 Democrat
2002 Representative 19 Democrat
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

02/05/1942 - 06/09/2020

ROBINSON, William Russell, a Representative from Allegheny County; born on February 5, 1942; graduated, Schenley High School, 1960; B.A., political science, Ohio State, 1964; M.A., political science, Duquesne University, 1972; political scientist; educator; political editor, New Pittsburgh Courier; television, radio, and newspaper personality, Pittsburgh; poet; freelance writer; elected, city council, Pittsburgh (1978-1985); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1988; served 6 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Legislative Commission on Restructuring Pennsylvania's Urban Schools (1997); unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2002); elected, council, Allegheny County (2003-2015); died, June 9, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.