Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937

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U.S. congressman (1903-1913), Arkansas governor (1913), and U.S. senator (1913-1937).

From the description of Joseph T. Robinson papers, 1913-1937. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 80904478

Joseph Taylor Robinson was a U.S. Representative (1903-1913), Governor (January-March 1913), and U.S. Senator (1913-1937) from Arkansas. He also served as Senate minority leader (1923-1933) and majority leader (1933-1937).

From the description of Joseph Taylor Robinson letter, 1935. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 316236748

Joseph Taylor Robinson was born in 1872 near Lonoke, Arkansas. He briefly attended the University of Arkansas and the University of Virginia. He practiced law in Lonoke and in Little Rock, and was elected to the Arkansas General Assembly in 1894. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1903. In 1912 he was elected governor of Arkansas, but resigned after seven weeks to fill the unexpired term in the U.S. Senate caused by the death of Jeff Davis. He was re-elected to the Senate in 1918, 1924, 1930, 1933 and as majority leader from 1933 until his death in 1937. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1920, 1924, 1928, 1932 and 1936, and served as chairman of the convention in 1920, 1928, and 1936. In 1928 he was the Democratic candidate for vice president of the United States.

From the description of Joseph Taylor Robinson papers : supplement, 1879, 1905-37, 1965. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 39675025

From the description of Joseph Taylor Robinson papers 1900-1937, 1950, 1954. (University of Arkansas - Fayetteville). WorldCat record id: 39675040

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referencedIn American Association for Labor Legislation. American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 3. Correspondence, 1915-1920. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937. Joseph Taylor Robinson papers 1900-1937, 1950, 1954. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Walls, Joseph Edward, 1908-2007. Joseph Edward Walls materials [manuscript] 1898-2005 University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Shrader (Firm : Little Rock, Ark.),. Joseph T. Robinson [graphic] / Shrader [photographer]. Arkansas History Commission
creatorOf Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937. Joseph Taylor Robinson letter, 1935. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
referencedIn Winkler, John Bunyan, b. 1875. John Bunyan Winkler papers, 1914-1944. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Key Pittman Papers, 1898-1951, (bulk 1912-1940) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937. Joseph T. Robinson papers, 1913-1937. Arkansas History Commission, Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Pittman, Key, 1872-1940. Papers of Key Pittman, 1898-1951. Library of Congress
creatorOf United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1934. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Cecil Edward Weller research papers : photocopies of letters, printed material, and public records, ca. 1895-1990s. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
creatorOf McConnell, Frank P., b. 1870. Papers, 1912-1918. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.), Golden Book Magazine, editorial correspondence, 1921-1935. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Robinson, Joseph Taylor, 1872-1937. Joseph Taylor Robinson papers : supplement, 1879, 1905-37, 1965. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Joseph Taylor Robinson papers supplement 2 : correspondence, speeches, and papers, 1904-1952. University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, University Libraries
referencedIn Minnesota All Party Smith-Robinson Clubs. Membership lists, 1928. Minnesota Historical Society Library
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associatedWith American Association for Labor Legislation. corporateBody
associatedWith Arkansas. Governor (1913 : Robinson) corporateBody
associatedWith Democratic National Convention corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferson Islands Club. corporateBody
associatedWith London Naval Conference. corporateBody
associatedWith Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935. person
associatedWith McConnell, Frank P., b. 1870. person
associatedWith Minnesota All Party Smith-Robinson Clubs. corporateBody
associatedWith Pittman, Key, 1872-1940. person
associatedWith Review of Reviews (New York, N. Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945. person
associatedWith Shrader (Firm : Little Rock, Ark.), corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Walls, Joseph Edward, 1908-2007. person
correspondedWith Winkler, John Bunyan, b. 1875. person
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White River Valley (Ark. and Mo.)
United States
Arkansas
Arkansas
Arkansas River Valley
United States
United States
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Presidents--Election--1912
Presidents--Election--1936
Presidents--Election--1932
Presidents--Election--1920
Agriculture
Presidents--Election--1924
Presidents--Election--1928
Floods--Photographs
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Governors--Arkansas
Legislators--United States
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Birth 1872-08-26

Death 1937-07-14

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