Description

Black and white sketch of Joseph T. Robinson, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

Leader of the senate

Joseph Taylor Robinson was born 1872 on a farm in Lonoke County.. Studied in the University of Arkansas and graduated from University of Virginia law department.. Began practice of law at Lonoke..

Presidential elector 1900…. Served in congress from 1903 to 1913.. Member of 58, 59, 60, 61 and 62 congress... Elected governor of Arkansas in November 1912.. Resigned as congressman Jan. 14, 1913... Jan. 16. Inaugurated governor.. Jan, 28 elected U.S. senator... Re-elected to the senate in 1918, 1924, 1930. Democratic leader in senate.

Joe T. Robinson

Elected permanent chairman of Democratic National Convention 1928 at Houston, Texas... Nominated for vice-president of the United States on first ballot..... In November 1929 he was appointed by President Hoover as member of American delegation to the London Naval Limitation Conference in 1930..

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 54

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Joseph T. Robinson, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: Biographical Sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

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