Robert Philson (c. 1759 – July 25, 1831) was an Irish-American soldier and politician.
Philson was commissioned a brigadier general of the Second Brigade, Tenth Division, Pennsylvania militia on May 9, 1800. During the War of 1812, he served as a brigadier general of the Second Brigade, Twelfth Division, Pennsylvania Volunteers.
- United States Congress. "Robert Philson (id: P000316)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
- Wythe Holt, "The Whiskey Rebellion of 1794: A Democratic Working-Class Insurrection". Paper presented at The Georgia Workshop in Early American History and Culture, 2004, p. 79.
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from Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district
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