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JOHN A. ROBINSON


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1887-1888 Democrat
 Counties   Fulton

Biography

12/29/1837 - 12/26/1898

ROBINSON, John A., a Representative from Fulton County; born, December 29, 1837 in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pa.; attended, Marshall Collegiate Institute, Mercersburg; elected, prothonotary, Fulton County (1863-1869); lawyer (1870-1898); elected, District Attorney, Fulton County (1870-1872);  editor and proprietor, Fulton Democrat (1872-1876); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (1884); elected, delegate, Pennsylvania Democratic Convention (1884); elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1886; not a candidate for reaction to the House (1888); editor and proprietor, Daily Commercial, Newport News, Va.; died, December 26, 1898 in Newport News, Virginia; interred, Greenlawn Memorial Park; Newport News, Virginia.