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Lonoke in Lonoke County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Senator Joe T Robinson

Lonoke County

 
 
Senator Joe T Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2013
1. Senator Joe T Robinson Marker
street-facing side; note the repaired section at the bottom
Inscription. Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson, Arkansas' outstanding statesman was born six miles northwest of this place in 1872. He lived in Lonoke and practiced law; was elected to Congress and served ten 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.
 
Erected 1936 by Arkansas History Commission. (Marker Number F 25.)
 
Location. 34° 47.117′ N, 91° 53.983′ W. Marker is in Lonoke, Arkansas, in Lonoke County. Marker is on North Center Street (State Highway 31) north of 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located near the southwest corner of the Lonoke County Courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Lonoke AR 72086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Gun for All Reasons (here, next to this marker); Lonoke County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Lonoke Landmarks
Senator Joe T Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2013
2. Senator Joe T Robinson Marker
"back" side; same text, but not highlighted with white paint. Note the repaired section.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Hicks' Station in the Civil War (approx. 1.5 miles away); Action at Ashley's Station (approx. 8.7 miles away); William H. Fuller (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Taylor Robinson - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on July 16, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitics
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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