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George Livingstone Robinson

archaeologist , theologian

George Livingstone Robinson, American theologian, archaeologist. Member American Oriental Society, Society Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Irving.

Background

Robinson, George Livingstone was born on August 19, 1864 in W. Hebron, New York, United States. Son of William and Mary Elizabeth (Archibald) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1887, A.M., 1890. Student Princeton Theological Seminary, 1890-1893, U. Berlin, 1893-1894. Doctor of Philosophy, Leipzig, 1895.

Doctor of Divinity, Grove City, 1906. S.T.D., Toronto, 1915. Doctor of Laws, Macalester, 1912, Wooster, 1916.

Career

George H. Bingham was also the grandson of Andrew S. Woods, a Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Soon he moved to Manchester, where he went into law practice with David A. Taggart. The two men were law partners from 1889 to 1901.

Bingham then became Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, holding that position from 1902 to 1913. On May 15, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson nominated Bingham as a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, to a seat vacated by LeBaron Bradford Colt. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on June 5, 1913, and served as an active judge of the First Circuit from 1913 to 1939.

Membership

He assumed senior status on March 23, 1939, but remained a member of the court until his death in Manchester ten years later.

Connections

Married Jessie Patton Lee Harvey, March 27, 1894 (deceased). Married second, Lillian V. Mueller, January 1, 1920.

father:
William Robinson

mother:
Mary Elizabeth (Archibald) Robinson

spouse:
Jessie Patton Lee Harvey

spouse:
Lillian V. Mueller