Howard W. Robison
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Howard W. Robison
Howard W. Robison
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th district

January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1975
John G. Dow
Matthew F. McHugh
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd district

January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1973
Clarence E. Kilburn
William F. Walsh
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 37th district

January 14, 1958 - January 3, 1963
W. Sterling Cole
Harold C. Ostertag
Personal details
Born(1915-10-30)October 30, 1915
Owego, New York
DiedSeptember 26, 1987(1987-09-26) (aged 71)
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Political partyRepublican

Howard Winfield Robison (October 30, 1915 - September 26, 1987) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Robison was born in Owego, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 1937 and received a law degree from Cornell Law School in 1939. He served in the Counter Intelligence Corps of the United States Army from 1942 until 1946. He served as county attorney of Tioga County, New York from 1946 until 1958. He was elected to Congress in 1958 in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of W. Sterling Cole and served from January 14, 1958 until January 3, 1975. Robison voted in favor of the Civil Rights Acts of 1960,[1] 1964,[2] and 1968,[3] as well as the 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.[4][5]

References

  1. ^ "HR 8601. PASSAGE".
  2. ^ "H.R. 7152. PASSAGE".
  3. ^ "TO PASS H.R. 2516, A BILL TO ESTABLISH PENALTIES FOR INTERFERENCE WITH CIVIL RIGHTS. INTERFERENCE WITH A PERSON ENGAGED IN ONE OF THE 8 ACTIVITIES PROTECTED UNDER THIS BILL MUST BE RACIALLY MOTIVATED TO INCUR THE BILL'S PENALTIES".
  4. ^ "S.J. RES. 29. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO BAN THE USE OF POLL TAX AS A REQUIREMENT FOR VOTING IN FEDERAL ELECTIONS". GovTrack.us.
  5. ^ "TO PASS H.R. 6400, THE 1965 VOTING RIGHTS ACT".

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