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Joseph Taylor Robinson
Joseph Taylor Robinson

Joseph Taylor Robinson (August 26, 1872 - July 14, 1937) was a Democratic United States Senator, Senate Majority Leader, member of the United States House of Representatives, Governor of Arkansas, and U.S. Vice Presidential candidate. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (610x852, 379 KB)Joseph T. Robinson by Nicholas Richard Brewer Oil on canvas, 1934 Sight measurement Height: 43. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (610x852, 379 KB)Joseph T. Robinson by Nicholas Richard Brewer Oil on canvas, 1934 Sight measurement Height: 43. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 26 is the 238th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (239th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1872 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... Jump to: navigation, search Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... This is a list of governors of Arkansas. ... State nickname: The Natural State Other U.S. States Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Governor Mike Huckabee (R) Senators Blanche Lincoln (D) Mark Pryor (D) Official languages English Area 137,732 km² (29th)  - Land 134,856 km²  - Water 2,876 km² (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Vice President of the United States is the second-highest executive official of the United States government, the person who, in the words of Adlai Stevenson, is a heartbeat from the presidency. ...


Born in Lonoke, Arkansas, Robinson attended the University of Arkansas and studied law at the University of Virginia. Lonoke is a city located in Lonoke County, Arkansas. ... University of Arkansas The University of Arkansas, also known as the U. of A., or simply The Hill, is a public coeducational land-grant university system, and the main campus is located in Fayetteville in the state of Arkansas, USA. Founded as Arkansas Industrial University in 1871 (Arkansas is renowned... Jump to: navigation, search Website Virginia. ...


In 1894 Robinson was elected to the Arkansas Legislature and served one term. Robinson was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1902 and served until 1913. 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States, the other being the Senate. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ...


In 1913 he became Governor of Arkansas and resigned his Congressional seat. Twelve days after becoming governor, Robinson was chosen to become a United States Senator, replacing Senator Jefferson Davis after his death. He resigned his position as governor in March of 1913. Robinson was the last Senator chosen by a state legislature rather than direct election. Jump to: navigation, search 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Jefferson Jeff Davis (6 May 1862 – 3 January 1913) was a Democratic United States Senator from Arkansas and also served as governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas. ...


Though he only served for a short time as governor his administration focused on providing funds to complete the new state capitol building, creating a labor statistics board, adopting an official state flag, and working to create a highway commission.


Robinson was reelected four times to the Senate. He was selected to be Senate Minority Leader in 1922, Majority Leader in 1933 and held that position until his death. Robinson was a leading spokesman for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal legislation and his court-packing plan in 1937. Robinson's death effectively killed off the Roosevelt Administration's proposal to reshape the United States Supreme Court. Robinson was the first Democrat to serve as United States Senate Majority Leader in history. The Senate Minority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by his or her party conference to serve as the chief Senate spokesmen for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the Senate. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The majority leader is a term used in congressional systems for the chamber leader of the party in control of a legislature. ... Franklin Delano Roosevelt (January 30, 1882–April 12, 1945), 32nd President of the United States, the longest-serving holder of the office and the only man to be elected President more than twice, was one of the central figures of 20th century history. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New Deal was President Franklin D. Roosevelts legislative agenda for prolonging the Great Depression. ... The Court-packing plan (as the judicial reorganization bill was called by its opponents) was submitted to Congress by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 5, 1937, shortly after his landslide reelection. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Seal of the Supreme Court The Supreme Court of the United States, the highest court in the United States of America, is the head of the Judicial Branch of the Federal Government. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by the party conference which holds the majority in the Senate to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the...


Robinson was an unsuccessful candidate for United States Vice President on the Democratic ticket in 1928 as the running mate of Alfred E. Smith (see: U.S. presidential election, 1928). Jump to: navigation, search 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Alfred Emanuel Smith ( December 30, 1873– October 4, 1944), often known as Al Smith, was Governor of New York and a U.S. presidential candidate in 1928. ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ...


Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson died in Washington, D.C.. He is buried at the Roselawn Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas. Jump to: navigation, search Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the United States of America. ... Nickname: The City of Roses Location in Arkansas Founded Incorporated 1821 1831  County Pulaski County Mayor Jim Dailey Area  - Total  - Water 302. ...


Robinson is the namesake of Camp Joseph T. Robinson, Arkansas's primary National Guard base and Robinson Arena in downtown Little Rock. Robinson's face appears on the front of the United States half dollar produced for the 1936 Arkansas Centennial; he was one of only four living men to appear on a U.S. coin. The United States National Guard is a significant component of the United States armed forces military reserve. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1936 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Preceded by:
George Washington Donaghey
Governor of Arkansas
1913
Succeeded by:
William Kavanaugh Oldham
Preceded by:
William M. Kavanaugh
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Arkansas
1913 – 1937
Succeeded by:
John E. Miller
Preceded by:
Charles W. Bryan
Democratic Party Vice Presidential candidate
1928 (lost)
Succeeded by:
John Nance Garner
United States Senate Majority Leaders Seal of the United States Senate
Curtis | Watson | Robinson | Barkley | White | Lucas | McFarland | Taft | Knowland | Johnson | Mansfield | Byrd | Baker | Dole | Byrd | Mitchell | Dole | Lott | Daschle | Lott | Daschle | Frist
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George Washington Donaghey (1 July 1856 - 15 December 1937) was the Democratic governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas from 1909 to 1913. ... This is a list of governors of Arkansas. ... William Kavanaugh Oldham (20 May 1865--6 May 1938) was the acting Democratic governor of the U.S. state of Arkansas for six days in 1913. ... William Marmaduke Kavanaugh, (1866-1915), was a Democratic United States Senator from the State of Arkansas. ... These are tables of congressional delegations from Arkansas to the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. ... Charles Wayland Bryan (February 10, 1867 - March 4, 1945), was the younger brother of perennial U.S. Democratic presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan. ... See also Democratic Party List of Presidents of the United States List of Vice Presidents of the United States List of Republican Party Presidential nominees List of Whig Party Presidential nominees ... Presidential electoral votes by state. ... John Nance Garner John Nance Cactus Jack Garner (November 22, 1868 – November 7, 1967) was a Representative from Texas and the thirty-second Vice President of the United States. ... The Senate Majority Leader is a member of the United States Senate who is elected by the party conference which holds the majority in the Senate to serve as the chief Senate spokesman for his or her party and to manage and schedule the legislative and executive business of the... Source: [1] File links The following pages link to this file: United States Senate Seal of the United States Senate Image:Bennie johnson. ... Jump to: navigation, search Charles Curtis Charles Curtis (January 25, 1860 – February 8, 1936) was a Representative and a Senator from Kansas as well as the 31st Vice President of the United States. ... James Eli Watson (November 2, 1864? – July 29, 1948) was a U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator from the state of Indiana. ... Jump to: navigation, search Alben W. Barkley Alben William Barkley (November 24, 1877–April 30, 1956) was a Representative and a Senator from Kentucky and the thirty-fifth Vice President of the United States. ... Wallace Humphrey White, Jr. ... Scott Wike Lucas (1892 - 1968) was a 2-term United States senator from Illinois and Senate Majority Leader from 1948-1950. ... Ernest William McFarland (1894 - 1984), an American politician and the Father of the G.I. Bill, is the only American to serve in the highest office in all three branches of government--two at the state level, one at the federal level. ... For the current Governor of Ohio, see Bob Taft. ... William Fife Knowland (June 26, 1908 – February 23, 1974) was a U.S. politician and newpaperman. ... Jump to: navigation, search Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908 – January 22, 1973), often referred to as LBJ, was the thirty-sixth President of the United States (1963–1969). ... 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Joseph Taylor Robinson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (664 words)
In 1894 Robinson was elected to the Arkansas Legislature and served one term.
Robinson was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1902 and served until 1913.
Robinson's face appears on the front of the United States half dollar produced for the 1936 Arkansas Centennial; he was one of only four living men to appear on a U.S. coin.
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ROBINSON was born 20 Mar 1798 in Lumberport, Harrison, Virginia.
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