James Edgar Robinson (1868 - 1932)

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Birthplace: near Marysville, Ohio
Death: Died in Columbus,Franklin,Ohio,USA
Occupation: ohio supreme court justice
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About James Edgar Robinson

James Edgar Robinson (15 August 1868, near Maryville, Ohio – 27 January 1932) was educated at the local high school and latter attended Wesleyan and Ohio State universities. At the latter he was a member of the first law class. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1893, and began the practice of law in Richwood, Ohio. At the turn of the century he was elected prosecuting attorney of Union County, he served in this capacity for six years. Robinson continued the practice of law until 1915, when Governor Willis appointed him an appellate judge in the Court of Appeals. In 1919 he was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio. He was elected to a second term in 1925, and a third in 1930, but he died two years into the term.

Robinson is a sixth cousin once removed of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and is an ancestor (maternal great grandfather) of President George Walker Bush.

Born to John William Robinson (11 January 1831-1919) and Sarah Coe (24 May 1831-30 May 1901), grandson of John Wilson Robinson (11 February 1803-16 May 1853) and Elizabeth Mitchell (28 May 1803-16 May 1853), great-grandson of Henry Robinson (ca. 1755-d. 1826) and Rebecca Wallace. -------------------- ames Edgar Robinson (15 August 1868, near Maryville, Ohio – 27 January 1932) was educated at the local high school and latter attended Wesleyan and Ohio State universities. At the latter he was a member of the first law class. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1893, and began the practice of law in Richwood, Ohio. At the turn of the century he was elected prosecuting attorney of Union County, he served in this capacity for six years. Robinson continued the practice of law until 1915, when Governor Willis appointed him an appellate judge in the Court of Appeals. In 1919 he was elected to the Supreme Court of Ohio. He was elected to a second term in 1925, and a third in 1930, but he died two years into the term.

Robinson is a sixth cousin once removed of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and is an ancestor (maternal great grandfather) of President George Walker Bush.

Born to John William Robinson (11 January 1831-1919) and Sarah Coe (24 May 1831-30 May 1901), grandson of John Wilson Robinson (11 February 1803-16 May 1853) and Elizabeth Mitchell (28 May 1803-16 May 1853), great-grandson of Henry Robinson (ca. 1755-d. 1826) and Rebecca Wallace. less

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James Edgar Robinson's Timeline

1868
August 15, 1868
near Marysville, Ohio
1895
March 31, 1895
Age 26
Marion, Ohio, United States
1896
April 28, 1896
Age 27
Ohio, USA
1898
March, 1898
Age 29
Ohio, United States
1900
1900
Age 31
Marysville, Union, Ohio
1932
January 27, 1932
Age 63
Columbus,Franklin,Ohio,USA
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