Howard W. Robison

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Congressman Howard W. Robison

Howard Winfield Robison (October 30, 1915 – September 26, 1987) was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from New York.

Robison was born in Owego, New York. He graduated from Cornell University in 1937 and received a law degree from Cornell Law School in 1939. He served in the Counter Intelligence Corps of the United States Army from 1942 until 1946. He served as county attorney of Tioga County, New York from 1946 until 1958. He was elected to Congress in 1958 in a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of W. Sterling Cole and served from January 14, 1958 until January 3, 1975.


  • United States Congress. "Howard W. Robison (id: R000357)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
W. Sterling Cole
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 37th congressional district

Succeeded by
Harold C. Ostertag
Preceded by
Clarence E. Kilburn
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 33rd congressional district

Succeeded by
William F. Walsh
Preceded by
John G. Dow
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 27th congressional district

Succeeded by
Matthew F. McHugh