William Russell Robinson is confirmed dead at the age of 78.
William was best known as a American politician.
William Russell Robinson
Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
from the 19th district
In office
January 3, 1989[1] – November 30, 2002[2]
Preceded byK. Leroy Irvis
Succeeded byJake Wheatley
ConstituencyPart of Allegheny County
Personal details
Born (1942-02-05) February 5, 1942 (age 78)
Political partyDemocratic
Children2 children
Alma materThe Ohio State University
Duquesne University
William Russell "Bill" Robinson (born February 5, 1942) is a former Democratic member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
Robinson is a 1960 graduate of Schenley High School. He earned a degree in political science from The Ohio State University in 1964 and a master's degree in political science from Duquesne University in 1972. He served as a member of the Pittsburgh City Council.
He was first elected to represent the 19th legislative district in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1988. He was defeated in the 2002 Democratic primary by Jake Wheatley, a staffer for Pittsburgh City Councilman Sala Udin, a Robinson rival.
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