Robert N. Page

Robert Newton Page ( born October 26, 1859 in Cary, North Carolina, † October 3, 1933 in Aberdeen, North Carolina ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1917 he represented the state of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Robert Page was the younger brother of Walter Hines Page (1855-1918), who was in Britain 1913-1918 U.S. ambassador. He attended Cary High School and then the Bingham Military School in Mebane. In 1880 he moved to Aberdeen, where he worked in the timber industry until 1900. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1890 and 1898 he was mayor of Aberdeen. From 1894 to 1904 he served as treasurer of the railroad company Aberdeen & Asheboro Railroad Co. 1897 Robert Page moved his residence to Biscoe. In the years 1901 and 1902 he was a member of the House of Representatives from North Carolina.

In the congressional elections of 1902, Page was in the seventh constituency of North Carolina in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Theodore F. Kluttz on March 4, 1903. After six re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1917 seven legislative sessions. In 1913 were the 16th and the 17th Amendment to the Constitution ratified. 1916 renounced Page to a renewed candidacy; In 1920 he returned to Aberdeen. In the same year, he ran unsuccessfully for the governorship of North Carolina. As a result, Page worked in the banking industry and was president of the company Page Trust Co. Robert Page died on 3 October 1933, Aberdeen.