Posted: January 30, 2013 at 3:34 a.m.
100 YEARS AGO Jan. 30, 1913 WASHINGTON — Arkansas — conceded record holder in the making of governmental precedent — has: In two years elected six governors (1907-1909 ). In two months chosen five United States Senators. In two weeks had one man as representative in Congress, governor and United States senator-elect. Gov. Joe T. Robinson, senator-elect, is responsible for the climax. The governor’s resignation from Congress became effective January 14; the next day he was inaugurated governor; 14 days later he was elected to the United States Senate.
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