Robinson, William Erigena

Well known newspaper columnist - Richelieu - for the New York Tribune, strong Irish Nationalist, and member of Congress from New York's Third District.

Life Span
to
Full name
William Erigena Robinson
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
Family

Thomas Robinson (father), Mary Sloss Robinson (mother), Helen A. Dougherty (wife)

Education
Yale
Other
Other Education
Belfast Academical Institution (Ireland)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Journalist
Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Church or Religious Denomination
Presbyterian
Political Parties
Democratic
Whig
Other Affiliations
Other
Other Affiliation
Irish Nationalism
Government
Fillmore Administration (1850-53)
Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
US House of Representatives
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