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John Seaton ROBINSON


ROBINSON, John Seaton, a Representative from Nebraska; born in Wheeling, W.Va., May 4, 1856; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar by the supreme court of West Virginia in 1880; moved to Madison, Nebr., in 1884; prosecuting attorney of Madison County 1886-1888 and 1890-1892; judge of the ninth judicial district 1893-1895; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh Congresses (March 4, 1899-March 3, 1903); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1902; died in Madison, Nebr., on May 25, 1903; interment in Crownhill Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present