ROBBINS, George Robbins, (1808 - 1875)


ROBBINS, George Robbins, a Representative from New Jersey; born near Allentown, Monmouth County, N.J., September 24, 1808; received a good literary education; was graduated from the Jefferson Medical College at Philadelphia in 1837 and commenced the practice of medicine in Falsington, Bucks County, Pa.; moved to Hamilton Square, N.J., the same year and continued the practice of medicine; elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress and reelected as a Republican to the Thirty-fifth Congress (March 4, 1855-March 3, 1859); was not a candidate for renomination; resumed the practice of his profession; died in Hamilton Square, N.J., February 22, 1875; interment in the Presbyterian Church Cemetery.