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The Joseph Taylor Robinson House was the home of Arkansas governor and U.S. Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson for the period 1930-1937 which was his greatest influence in Arkansas government.
His home was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1994 and has been preserved to commemorate the contribution of Senator Robinson in the history of the State of Arkansas.

Joe T. Robinson was born in August 26, 1872 in a log house on a farm in Lonoke to a Baptist and prime minister father. He was elected in Congress in 1902 and served for five terms. He was then chosen on January 28, 1913 by the Arkansas legislature to succeed Davis as Senator. In the span of two weeks he went U.S. Representative, to Governor of Arkansas then to U.S. Senator.

In 1922 he was chosen as the Senate Minority leader of the Minority Democrats. Six years later he was nominated as the Democratic Vice-presidential candidate but lost to Herbert Hoover and the Republicans. By 1932 the Democrats then gained control of the presidency and congress and Robinson became Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s point-man in the Senate and contributed much to the success to the state of Arkansas that leads to the restoration and preservation of his home.
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