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James M. Robinson

James M. Robinson, American congressman. member 55th to 58th Congresses (1897-1905), 12th Ind.

Background

  • Robinson, James M. was born in 1861 in on farm near Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States. Son of David A. and Isabella Robinson.

  • Education

    • Common school education Worked in machine shop, 1876-1881. Admitted to bar, 1882, and since in practice at Fort Wayne. Prospective attorney, 1886-1890.

      Defeated for congressional nomination, 1892. Member 55th to 58th Congresses (1897-1905), 12th Indiana District.

    Career

    • Worked in machine shop, 1876-1881.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 55th to 58th Congresses (1897-1905), 12th Ind.

    Connections

    • father: David A.
    • mother: Isabella Robinson
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