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Thomas Linton Robinson

Thomas Linton Robinson, American banker. Decorated Order of the Crown (Italy), Order Crown Belgium. member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924.

Background

  • Robinson, Thomas Linton was born on June 28, 1880 in Ravenna, Ohio, United States. Son of George Foreman and Mary G. (Gillis) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Michigan, 1900, Bachelor of Laws, 1902.

    Career

    • Deputy commissioner for Kingdom of Italy, permanent commissioner American Red Cross, 1917-1918. Major United States of America, service in France and Germany, 1918-1919. Officer 3d Army, Coblenz, December 1918-April 1919.

      In Berlin, March 1919, on special mission for General Headquarters. Abroad as assistant to member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924. Vice-president American Exchange National Bank, New York, 1919-1926.

      Vice president Guaranty Trust Company of New York, 1926-1929. Associate with W. C. Langley & Company, March 15, 1929-January 1, 1930. Vice chairman Emergency Unemployment Relief Committee, New York, 1931-1933, also chairman of mass canvass for relief, New York.

      Appointed deputy administrator all finance codes under National Recovery Administration, resigned because of illness, April 1934.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924.

    Connections

    • Married Ysabel Bonnell, 1907. Children: Laura, Henry B. Law practice, banking and manufacturing.
    • father: George Foreman Robinson
    • mother: Mary G. (Gillis) Robinson
    • spouse: Ysabel Bonnell
    • children: Laura Robinson
    • Henry B. Law practice Robinson
    • banking and mfg Robinson
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    Born June 28, 1880
    Died February 20, 1940
    (aged 59)
    Nationality

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