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ROBISON, JOHN G.
ROBISON, JOHN G. (?–1837). John G. Robison (Robertson, Robinson) moved to Texas from Florida in 1831. He settled on the San Bernard River three miles from Columbus and in 1833 took a league of land on Cummins Creek in what is now Fayette County. He participated in the battle of Velasco in 1832. He was also known as a vigorous Indian fighter. In October 1836 he was representative from Colorado County to the First Congress of the republic. Robison was killed by Indians near his home in February 1837.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:La Grange High School, Fayette County: Past and Present (La Grange, Texas, 1976). Julia Lee Sinks, Chronicles of Fayette (La Grange, Texas, Bicentennial Commission, 1975). Texas House of Representatives, Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832–1845 (Austin: Book Exchange, 1941).
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