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Encyclopedia > Charles L. Robinson
Charles L. Robinson


In office
February 9, 1861 – January 12, 1863
Lieutenant(s) Josephy Pomeroy Root
Preceded by none
Succeeded by Thomas Carney

Born July 21, 1818
Hardwick, Massachusetts
Died August 17, 1894
Douglas County, Kansas
Political party Republican
Spouse Sarah Adams, Sarah Tappan Doolittle Lawrence
Profession doctor, newspaper editor, abolitionist
Religion Universalist (preference)

Charles Lawrence Robinson (July 21, 1818 – August 17, 1894) was the first Governor of Kansas. He was also the first governor of a U.S. state to be impeached, although he was not convicted or removed from office. He was educated at Hadley and Amherst Academies, at Amherst College, and at the Berkshire Medical School, earning his medical degree from the latter in 1843 Charles Robinson may refer to: Charles Robinson (Ontario MPP) (1835-ca 1900), a physician and politician in Ontario, Canada Charles Robinson (1964-), an American professional wrestling referee Charles Robinson (actor) (1945-), an American actor Charles L. Robinson (1818-1894), first governor of Kansas Charles Robinson (James Bond), a fictional character... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1861 (MDCCCLXI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link with display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the Julian calendar) // January 1 - Benito Juárez captures Mexico City January 2 - Friedrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia dies and is succeeded by... is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... Thomas Carney (August 20, 1824 – July 28, 1888) was the second Governor of Kansas. ... is the 202nd day of the year (203rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Massachusetts. ... Hardwick is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kansas. ... Douglas County (standard abbreviation: DG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... In comparative religion, a universalist religion is one that holds itself true for all people; it thus allows all to join, regardless of ethnicity. ... The Governor of Kansas holds the supreme executive power of the State as provided by the first article of the Kansas Constitution. ... The impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999, Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist presiding. ... Amherst College is a private, independent, elite[1][2] liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. It is the third oldest college in Massachusetts. ...


During the Bleeding Kansas tragedy, Robinson angered many with his passionate support for the Jayhawkers, who were promoting violence against pro-slavery advocates. From the spring of 1856 until September, Robinson and several other free state leaders, including the son of abolitionist John Brown, were held in custody in Camp Sackett. This United States military camp (named for Delos B. Sackett) was located about 3.5 miles southwest of Lecompton, Kansas. Division of the states during the Civil War:  Union states  Union territories  Border states  Bleeding Kansas  The Confederacy  Confederate territories (not always held) Bleeding Kansas, sometimes referred to in history as Bloody Kansas or the Border War, was a sequence of violent events involving Free-Staters (anti-slavery) and pro... A jayhawker was a radical guerrilla fighter during the American Civil War. ... Slave redirects here. ... For the term free state as it arises in United States history, see: Free state. ... This article is about the abolition of slavery. ... John Brown John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was the first white American abolitionist to advocate and practice insurrection as a means to the abolition of slavery. ... Col. ... Lecompton is a city located in Douglas County, Kansas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 608. ...


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