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Lawyer

Jack Winton Robbins, American lawyer. Bar: New York 1944, Pennsylvania 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1953. Board directors Upper Dublin Township School Board, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1960-1973, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, since 1984. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association.

Background

Robbins, Jack Winton was born on November 1, 1919 in Flemington, Missouri, United States. Son of Winnie and Opal (Pitts) Robbins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University North Texas, 1941. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1943.

Career

Law clerk New York Court of Appeals, Albany, 1943-1944. Associate attorney Cravath, Swaine & Moore, New York City, 1944-1953. Prosecutor Nuremberg (Germany) War Crimes Trials, 1946-1948.

Counsel Pitcairn Trust Company, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, from 1953.

Achievements

  • Bar: New York 1944, Pennsylvania 1956, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1953.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

Small groups inside the Methodist Church should be developed. Thus all members of “societies” could receive support and be challenged in their faith.

Membership

Board directors Upper Dublin Township School Board, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1960-1973, Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, since 1984. Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Philadelphia Bar Association.

Connections

Married Hilda Haynes, February 2, 1946. Children: Randel Bliss Brodrique, Mark Haynes Robbins.

father:
Winnie Robbins

mother:
Opal (Pitts) Robbins

spouse:
Hilda Haynes

child:
Randel Bliss Brodrique Robbins

child:
Mark Haynes Robbins