Thomas ROBINSON, Jr., Congress, DE (1800-1843)


ROBINSON, Thomas, Jr., a Representative from Delaware; born in Georgetown, Sussex County, Del., in 1800; attended the common schools and was graduated from Princeton College; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1823 and commenced practice in Georgetown, Del.; treasurer of Sussex County in 1825; levy court commissioner in 1831 and 1832; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-sixth Congress (March 4, 1839-March 3, 1841); died in Georgetown, Del., October 28, 1843; interment in the Old Cemetery of St. Georgeâs Chapel.

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