James N. Robertson
James N. Robertson
|Member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives|
from the Delaware County district
|Born||May 24, 1913|
|Died||October 3, 1990|
West Chester, Pennsylvania
James N. Robertson (May 24, 1913 – October 3, 1990) was an American politician from Pennsylvania who served as a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for Delaware County from 1949 to 1952.
Early life and education
Robertson was born in Darby, Pennsylvania and graduated from Darby High School in 1928 and Mercersburg Academy in 1931. He received a B.A. from Princeton University in 1935 and a LL.B from University of Pennsylvania in 1938. After graduation, he was accepted into the Delaware County Bar Association and began the practice of law in Media, Pennsylvania.
Robertson was commissioned a reserve officer in the Field Artillery branch of the United States Army. He served in Europe during World War II as a general staff officer in intelligence for the 65th Infantry Division. He received the Bronze Star Medal for valor, the French Croix de Guerre and the Russian Guard Medal.
He served as the recorder of deeds for Delaware County from 1980 to 1984 and as secretary treasurer of the Delaware County Industrial Development Authority at the time of his death.
Robertson was married to Jane Neumann Robertson and together they had two children.
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