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  Robsion, John M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJohn M. Robsion
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Barbourville, Kentucky , United States
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Born January 02, 1873
DiedFebruary 17, 1948 (75 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 05, 2015 02:57am
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Infoborn near Berlin, Bracken County, Ky., January 2, 1873; attended the common schools, the National Northern University in Ada, Ohio, and Holbrook College in Knoxville, Tenn.; graduated from the National Normal University, Lebanon, Ohio, and from the law department of Centre College, Danville, Ky., in 1900; taught in the public schools of Kentucky for several years and in Union College, Barbourville, Ky.; admitted to the bar in 1898 and commenced practice at Barbourville, Ky., president of the First National Bank of Barbourville, Ky.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the five succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1919, until January 10, 1930, when he resigned to serve as United States Senator; chairman, Committee on Mines and Mining (Sixty-eighth through Seventy-first Congresses); appointed on January 9, 1930, as a Republican to the Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Frederick M. Sackett and served from January 11, 1930, to November 30, 1930; unsuccessful candidate for election to the vacancy and also for the full term in 1930; resumed the practice of law; elected to the Seventy-fourth and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1935, until his death in Barbourville, Ky., February 17, 1948; interment in Barbourville Cemetery.


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Son John M. Robsion, Jr. 1904-1990

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  11/05/1946 KY - District 09 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/03/1946 KY District 9 - R Primary Won 63.36% (+29.55%)
  11/07/1944 KY - District 09 Won 68.78% (+37.82%)
  08/05/1944 KY District 9 - R Primary Won 84.24% (+74.04%)
  11/03/1942 KY - District 09 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/01/1942 KY District 9 - R Primary Won 68.09% (+36.18%)
  11/05/1940 KY - District 09 Won 62.52% (+25.04%)
  11/08/1938 KY - District 09 Won 66.79% (+33.59%)
  11/03/1936 KY - District 09 Won 61.56% (+23.12%)
  11/06/1934 KY District 9 Won 77.04% (+54.09%)
  11/04/1930 KY US Senate Lost 47.87% (-4.26%)
  11/04/1930 KY US Senate - Special Election Lost 47.66% (-4.68%)
  01/08/1930 KY US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1928 KY - District 11 Won 79.82% (+59.65%)
  11/02/1926 KY - District 11 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1924 KY - District 11 Won 74.43% (+48.86%)
  08/02/1924 KY District 11 - R Primary Won 79.45% (+64.48%)
  11/07/1922 KY - District 11 Won 66.63% (+39.59%)
  11/02/1920 KY District 11 Won 75.43% (+50.86%)
  11/05/1918 KY - District 11 Won 76.36% (+52.72%)
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