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Lonoke County Senator Joe T. Robinson -- Lonoke AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 34° 47.124 W 091° 53.995
15S E 600647 N 3849796
Quick Description: A historic marker erected in 1936 reflects community pride in the accomplishments of their leading citizen, US Senator Joe T. Robinson.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2015 11:42:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMNHQZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George
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Long Description:
This historic marker stands at the southwestern corner of the Lonoke County courthouse grounds, near the building where Sen. Robinson practiced law before embarking on a very successful political career.

The historic marker reads as follows:

"LONOKE COUNTY SEN. JOE T ROBINSON

Sen. Joseph Taylor Robinson, Arkansas's outstanding statesman, was born 6 miles northwest of this place in 1872. He lived in Lonoke and practiced law, was elected to Congress and served 10 years; moved to Little Rock in 1912; served as governor in 1913 until he resigned to qualify as United States Senator. In the same year, served as chairman of the minority conference 1922 until 1933, when he became chairman of the Democratic majority in the Senate, which position he still holds, this centennial year of 1936"
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History of Marker: Not listed

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