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John Robinson

John Robinson, colonial official. Member Va.

Background

  • Robinson, John was born on February 3, 1704. Son of John and Catherine (Beverley) Robinson.

  • Education

    • Attended College William and Mary.

    Career

    • Member Virginia House of Burgesses from County of King and Queen, 1736, speaker, 1738-1766. Treasurer Colony of Virginia, 1738-1766. Guilty of breach of trust, accused but not clearly guilty of a plan to defraud the public.

    Membership

    Member Va.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Storey; married second, Lucy Moore.
    • father: John Robinson
    • mother: Catherine (Beverley) Robinson
    • spouses: Mary Storey
    • Lucy Moore
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    Born February 3, 1704
    Died March 11, 1766
    (aged 62)