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WILLIAM RUSSELL ROBINSON


 

Sessions

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

Biography

02/05/1942 -

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, 2003-present); elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1988; served 6 consecutive terms thereafter; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (2002).