William Edmond Robinson

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William Edmond Robinson
38th State Treasurer of Missouri
In office
January 1969 – January 1973
Governor Warren E. Hearnes
Preceded by Mount Etna Morris
Succeeded by Jim Spainhower
Personal details
Born (1920-06-01)June 1, 1920
St. Francois County, Missouri, USA
Died October 16, 1992(1992-10-16) (aged 72)
Spouse(s) Janet (Parham) Robinson
Angie (LeClair) Robinson
Alma mater Central Methodist University
Profession Banking
Insurance
Religion Methodist

William Edmond Robinson (June 1, 1920 – October 16, 1992) was an American politician and banking executive from the state of Missouri. A Democrat, he served one term as Missouri State Treasurer from 1969 to 1973.[1]

Early life[edit]

William Robinson was born in St. Francois County, Missouri on June 1, 1920. He grew up around Bonne Terre, Missouri and received his public education there. Following high school, Robinson attended Central Methodist College in Fayette, Missouri. He married Janet Naomi Parham of St. Louis in 1942.[2] Later he would marry Angie LeClair.[1]

Working life and politics[edit]

Prior to being elected Missouri State Treasurer in November 1968 William Robinson in the banking and insurance fields. He served as managing officer and secretary-treasurer of Bonne Terre Savings and Loan Association, as well as chairman of the board of the Missouri Savings and Loan League.[1] Other private workforce experience includes being President and board member of Frontier-Tower Life Insurance of Jefferson City, Missouri. William Robinson served one term as State Treasurer from January 1969 to January 1973. He died on October 16, 1992.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "William Edmond Robinson". Clint Zweifel. Retrieved 2010-12-10. 
  2. ^ "Rotary Club Politician Members". The Political Graveyard website. Retrieved 2011-05-30. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Mount Etna Morris
State Treasurer of Missouri
1969–1973
Succeeded by
Jim Spainhower