Peter Robinson (speaker)

Peter Robinson (speaker)

Peter Robinson (ca. 1792 Pembroke, Merrimack County, New Hampshire - October 9, 1841 Binghamton, Broome County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician.


He graduated from Dartmouth College, in Hanover, New Hampshire. In 1815, he moved to Binghamton, New York. Here he studied law under Gen. Thomas G. Waterman, and was admitted to the bar in 1819.

He was a member from Broome County of the New York State Assembly for six terms until 1831, and as a National Republican was Speaker in 1829. He has held the office of Surrogate, and has been a magistrate for a length of time.


* [] Short Bio in the Annals of Binghamton
* [] Obit Info at Rootsweb
* [] Political Graveyard
* [] Reminiscences of George W. Bull in NYT, December 30, 1879
* [] Settlers Info at Geocities
*John Stilwell Jenkins: "History of Political Parties in the State of New-York" (Alden & Markham, Auburn Ny, 1846)

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