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Conway Robinson, American lawyer. member Virginia Legislature, assisted in adapting these codes to new Virginia Constitution, 1852.

Background

Robinson, Conway was born on September 15, 1805 in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Son of John and Agnes Conway (Moncure) Robinson.

Career

General Court, 1828-1831. President Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad Company, 1836-1838.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: An Account of Discoveries in the West Until 1519, and of Voyages to and along the Atlantic Coast of North America, from 1520 to 1573, published 1848. Practice in the Courts of Law and Equity in Virginia, volunteer I, 1832, volunteer II, 1835, volunteer III, 1839. Virginia Reports, 2 vols., 1842.

      Practice in the Courts of Justice in England and the United States, 7 vols., 1854-1874. History of the High Court of Chancery and Other Institutions of England, 1st volunteer published 1882.

Membership

Member Virginia Legislature, assisted in adapting these codes to new Virginia Constitution, 1852.

Connections

Married Mary Susan Leigh, July 14, 1836, at least 7 children.

father:
John Robinson

mother:
Agnes Conway (Moncure) Robinson

spouse:
Mary Susan Leigh