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  Robinson, Christopher
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameChristopher Robinson
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Woonsocket, Rhode Island , United States
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Born May 15, 1806
DiedOctober 03, 1889 (83 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
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Aug 26, 2015 03:02pm
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InfoROBINSON, Christopher, a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., on May 15, 1806; was graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1825; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1833 and commenced practice in Woonsocket, R.I.; attorney general of Rhode Island in 1854; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1859-March 3, 1861); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; Minister to Peru 1861-1866; delegate from Rhode Island to the Loyalist Convention held in Philadelphia in 1866; died in Woonsocket, R.I., October 3, 1889; interment in Oak Hill Cemetery.


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  06/08/1861 US Ambassador to Peru Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/03/1861 RI - Eastern District Lost 48.75% (-2.50%)
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