Party affiliation: Republican
Edward Burton Robinette, American banker. Decorated D.S. Navy Cross (United States); Legion of Honor (France); Order of the Crown, Medaille Commemorative du Comite National (Belgium); Order of the Sword (Sweden); Order of the White Rose (Finland). Served in the United States Navy during the World War; member board of managers University of Pennsylvania Museum, University of Pennsylvania Graduate Hospital.
Was assistant to provost, University of Pennsylvania. Began banking with George S. Fox & Sons, becoming partner. Partner of Stroud & Company, 1922-1924, owner, since 1924.
President Federal Bond & Share Company, United States Bond & Share Company.