William Lee Robinson

Mayor + Politician + State Senator
Born Sep 25, 1943

William Lee Robinson is a Democratic politician who was the mayor of Macon, Georgia from 1987–1991, and a four-term State Senator of Georgia. Lee Robinson is currently serving as the Circuit Public Defender of the Macon (Georgia) Judicial Circuit, which includes Bibb, Peach and Crawford Counties.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of William Lee Robinson.


1943 Birth Born on September 24, 1943, in Rome, Georgia, Lee Robinson attended Bibb County Public Schools, and after graduation from Lanier High School, Robinson left temporarily for Atlanta and Georgia Tech. … Read More


1972 28 Years Old In 1972, Robinson had left active duty and returned to Macon to join the family hardware business. … Read More


1975 31 Years Old Although actively pursuing a civilian career, Robinson continued to serve the nation in the United States Army Reserve and in 1975 was promoted to major. … Read More


1985 41 Years Old In September 1985, Major Robinson was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel.
1986 42 Years Old From July 1986 to August 1988, he commanded the 352nd Maintenance Battalion on Riverside Drive in Macon. … Read More
1987 43 Years Old Lee Robinson served as Macon’s mayor from 1987 to 1991. … Read More
1990 46 Years Old Robinson was promoted to Colonel in September 1990, and assumed command of the 3294th United States Army Reserve Forces School on Riverside Drive in Macon.
1993 49 Years Old In September 1993, he relinquished command of the School and assumed responsibility of Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics with the 81st Army Reserve Command in East Point, Georgia. … Read More


1999 55 Years Old Colonel Robinson relinquished command and retired from the active reserve in 1999. … Read More
2001 57 Years Old Colonel Robinson was inducted into the United States Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame on April 6, 2001. … Read More


2004 60 Years Old In 2004 Lee Robinson was selected and is now serving as the Circuit Public Defender of the Macon Judicial Circuit, which includes Bibb, Peach and Crawford Counties. … Read More
2005 61 Years Old Robinson was selected as the inaugural president of the Georgia Association of Circuit Public Defenders at its organizational meeting on February 26, 2005. … Read More
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