David Fullerton Robison (May 28, 1816 – June 24, 1859) was an Opposition Party member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Contents

1 Early life
2 United States House of Representatives
3 Sources
4 External links

Early life[edit]
David F. Robison (nephew of David Fullerton) was born in Antrim Township, Pennsylvania, near Greencastle, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, taught school, studied law, was admitted to the Franklin County, Pennsylvania, bar in 1843 and commenced practice in Chambersburg.
United States House of Representatives[edit]
Robison was elected as an Opposition Party candidate to the Thirty-fourth Congress. He was not a candidate for renomination and continued to practice law in Chambersburg, where he died in 1859, from a disease contracted at a banquet at the National Hotel in Washington, D.C., during the inauguration of President James Buchanan.[citation needed] The illness was known as National Hotel disease. He was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery in Greencastle.
Sources[edit]
 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

United States Congress. “David Fullerton Robison (id: R000356)”. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. 
David Fullerton Robison entry at The Political Graveyard

External links[edit]

Biography portal

David Fullerton Robison at Find a Grave

United States House of Representatives

Preceded by
Samuel L. Russell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania’s 17th congressional district
March 4, 1855 – March 3, 1857
Succeeded by
Wilson Reilly

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