Robert B. Macon

Robert Bruce Macon (* July 6, 1859 in Trenton, Phillips County, Arkansas, † October 9, 1925 in Marvell, Arkansas ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1913 he represented the first electoral district of the state of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives.


The age of nine, Robert Macon had lost both parents and became a full orphans. He attended the public schools. At the same time he earned his living in agriculture. After studying law and its made ​​in 1891 admitted to the bar he began in Helena to work in his new profession.

Macon was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1883 and 1887 he was a delegate in the House of Representatives from Arkansas. Then he was hired as 1892-1896 usher ( Clerk of the Circuit Court ); 1898 to 1902 he was a prosecutor in the first legal district of the state Arkansas.

1902 Macon was in the first district of Arkansas in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Philip D. McCulloch on March 4, 1903. After he was confirmed in the following four congressional elections each in his mandate, he could remain until March 3, 1913 at the Congress. For the elections of 1912 Macon was not nominated by his party for another term. The nomination went to Thaddeus H. Caraway. After the end of his time in Congress to Macon withdrew from politics. By 1917, he again worked as a lawyer in Helena; then he sat down to rest.