Edward Robinson (Maine politician)

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Edward Robinson (November 25, 1796 - February 19, 1857) was a United States Representative from Maine. He was born in Cushing, Maine on November 25, 1796.

He was self-educated while engaged in seafaring. He then engaged in mercantile pursuits in Thomaston. He was elected as a member of the Maine State Senate in 1836 and 1837. He was elected as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Jonathan Cilley and served from April 28, 1838 to March 3, 1839.

He returned to mercantile pursuits, as well as developing interests in banking, and shipbuilding until his death in Thomaston on February 19, 1857. His interment is in Thomaston Cemetery.


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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jonathan Cilley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Maine's 3rd congressional district

April 28, 1838 – March 3, 1839
Succeeded by
Benjamin Randall