Edward Robb

Edward Robb ( born March 19, 1857 in Brazeau, Perry County, Missouri, † March 13, 1934 in Perryville, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1897 and 1905 he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Edward Robb attended the common schools and the Fruitland Normal Institute. He then studied at the University of Missouri. After a subsequent law degree from the same university and his 1879 was admitted to the bar he began in Perryville to work in this profession. Between 1880 and 1884 served as a prosecutor Robb in Perry County. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. From 1884 to 1886 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri; 1889 to 1893 he was Deputy Attorney General of Missouri.

In the congressional elections of 1896 Robb was in the 13th electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of John Henry Raney on March 4, 1897. After three re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1905 four legislative sessions. In this time of the Spanish-American War was from 1898. 1904 Robb defeated Republican Marion E. Rhodes. In 1908 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Denver, was nominated on the William Jennings Bryan for the third time as a presidential candidate. As a result, Edward Robb practiced as a lawyer again. He died on 13 March 1934 in Perryville.