Memorials: John William Robbins

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Memorials: John William Robbins


John William Robbins was born on October 21, 1948 to Seamon L. and Edith Mary (Smith) Robbins in Honesdale, PA. He grew up on a farm, graduated from Honesdale High School, and then received his A.B. degree in 1969 from Grove City College in Grove City, PA. This was followed by an M.A. (1970), and a Ph.D. (1973), from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. John's field of study was political philosophy. He joined the Evangelical Theological Society in 1981.

John was married to Linda Kaye Stephens in about 1972. They had three daughters, Juley, Laura, and Meri. John was a research assistant to Congressman Earl Landgrebe (1973-75), an economist at The Heritage Foundation (1975-76), an editor for Western Islands Publishing Company, National Director for TRIM, legislative assistant, then chief of staff to Congressman Ron Paul (1976-77, 79-85), an economist for the Committee for Monetary Education (1985-89), an economist for the Institute for Policy Innovation (1990-91), editor of The Freeman (1992-94), then Professor of Political Philosophy at College of the Southwest (1994-96), and President of The Trinity Foundation (1977-2008).

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