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William P. Robinson Sr.

Member From: 1970 - January 18, 1981

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  • Birth Date: March 15, 1911 Birth Place:Norfolk, VA
  • Death Date: 01/18/1981
  • Gender: Male Race: African American
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  • Education: Booker T. Washington High School Howard University, Washington, DC (B.S., M.A.) New York University (Ph.D.)
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  • Occupation/Profession: Department of Political Science (former chairman, Norfolk State University)Division of Social Sciences (former director, Norfolk State University)
  • Memberships/Affiliations: Episcopal Church Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Association of Social Science Teachers (president) Texas Teachers Association (president) National Conference of Black Political Scientists, Inc. (president) Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (executive committee) Voter Registration Project, Norfolk (coordinator) Youth Citizenship Project (director) Boy Scouts of America (executive board) Department of Agriculture, Program Surveys Division, Washington, DC (Analyst) Office of Economic Opportunity (consultant) Conference of Black Elected Officials of Virginia (chairman) Black Concerned Citizens of Norfolk, Strategy Committee (chairman) American Political Science Association (executive council) Social Service Bureau National Municipal League Governing Council Norfolk Naval Base (sensitivity training consultant and research, 1977-78)
Session District District Number Party Leadership Committees
1970-1971 City of Norfolk 49 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
1972-1973 Cities of Norfolk and Virginia Beach (part) 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1974-1975 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1976-1977 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1978 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1979 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Roads and Internal Navigation
1980 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Health Welfare and Institutions (Chair)
Education
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation
1981 City of Norfolk 39 Democrat Education
Health Welfare and Institutions
Militia and Police
Roads and Internal Navigation

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