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CHARLES W. ROBISON


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"Wanted Two Trick Candidates." The Gazette Times [George T. Oliver] 23 May 1910, 1.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1889-1890 Republican
1911-1912 Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

03/04/1857 - 03/17/1921

ROBISON, Charles W., a Representative from Allegheny County, born in Allegheny City, Allegheny County, Pa., March 4, 1857; graduated, Willard Institute; engaged in mining; proprietor, coal shipping business; elected, common council, Allegheny City; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1888; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1890); engaged, real estate business; elected, delegate, Republican National Convention (1906); president, board of directors, Ohio Valley Hospital Association; reelected to the House (1910); not a candidate for reelection to the House (1912); clerk, board of tax revision and assessment, Pittsburgh; unsuccessful campaign, director of the poor, Allegheny County (1915); died, March 17, 1921, in McKees Rock, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania;  interred, Allegheny Cemetery, Carnegie, and Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.