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Thomas Linton Robinson

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Thomas Linton Robinson, American banker. Decorated Order of the Crown (Italy), Order Crown Belgium. member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924.

Background

Robinson, Thomas Linton was born on June 28, 1880 in Ravenna, Ohio, United States. Son of George Foreman and Mary G. (Gillis) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Michigan, 1900, Bachelor of Laws, 1902.

Career

Deputy commissioner for Kingdom of Italy, permanent commissioner American Red Cross, 1917-1918. Major United States of America, service in France and Germany, 1918-1919. Officer 3d Army, Coblenz, December 1918-April 1919.

In Berlin, March 1919, on special mission for General Headquarters. Abroad as assistant to member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924. Vice-president American Exchange National Bank, New York, 1919-1926.

Vice president Guaranty Trust Company of New York, 1926-1929. Associate with W. C. Langley & Company, March 15, 1929-January 1, 1930. Vice chairman Emergency Unemployment Relief Committee, New York, 1931-1933, also chairman of mass canvass for relief, New York.

Appointed deputy administrator all finance codes under National Recovery Administration, resigned because of illness, April 1934.

Membership

Member of Dawes Commission, when Dawes plan became effective, 1924.

Connections

Married Ysabel Bonnell, 1907. Children: Laura, Henry B. Law practice, banking and manufacturing.

father:
George Foreman Robinson

mother:
Mary G. (Gillis) Robinson

spouse:
Ysabel Bonnell

children:
Laura Robinson

Henry B. Law practice Robinson

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