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Lawrence Winslow Robbins
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Birth: Mar. 25, 1867
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 15, 1925
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Son of Dr. Myron Winslow Robbins [1829-1903] and Juliette Louise Browne [1836-1901]

In the 1889-1891 Kansas City Directory, Lawrence W. Robbins was living with his mother at 1507 Oak in Kansas City, Missouri


1st wife: Laura May Northrop [1880-1909]
children: [1] Louise Celeste Robbins Clardy [1906-1973] married
Gilbert Hall Clardy [1909-1999]
[2] Lawrence Abbott Robbins [1908-1970] married
Annabelle Lee McCully [1913-1995]

2nd wife: Helen Glascock [1889-1980]married 16 April 1915
children: 1. Edwin Robbins Ph.D[1916-2001]married Belva L.
Garnett
2. Grenville Myron Robbins [1918-2003]
married Shirley J. John
3. Vincent Clifford Robbins [1920- ]
married Mary Giunta (1921-2007)
4. Dorothy Helen Robbins [1922- ]
married John Gray Laird Dowgray [1922-2003]
5. Edith Ruth Robbins [1924-2003]
married Oville Burtis Jr. (1918-2012)

Lawrence W. Robbins was a renown pipe organist.
In 1892, Lawrence Robbins studied music in Berlin,
Germany. His uncle, Lawrence P. Browne [1830-1893]
helped finance this educational endevor.

From "Independent-Kansas City" by Katherine Baxter, Issue 13, Volume 33, May 15, 1915 (on file in the Missouri Valley Room, Kansas City, Missouri, Public Library)

Looking back on the thoroughly well-equipped musicians who have for many years given their very best efforts to Kansas City, one's thoughts turn, most naturally, to Lawrence W. Robbins, the organist and pianist, who for the past twenty years or so has been closely identified with all that is best in music and who has gone on his tuneful way, modestly, steadfastly and successufully.

Mr. Robbins was born in Kansas City and was certainly gifted from his earliest days with the true musical instinct; he made his first public appearance when he was ten years old as a singer; at 13 he made his debut as a pianist, and after that was lost sight of awhile because he was getting down to solid work at his music and putting in the real foundation. He studied for many years with the famous organist, Clarence Eddy, of Chicago, an later went
abroad where, under the masterly direction of Barth, court pianist, and Otto Dienl, the renowned organist, he acquired that style and technique which have made him master of that wonderful instrument, the pipe organ.

During his musical career in this city, Mr. Robbins has been organist of the old Walnut Street Methodist Church, the Grand Avenue Methodist, Calvary Baptist, Second Presbyterian Church, and for the past nine years has played for the congregation of the First Church of Christ Scientist. For many year he was musical director in the Lexington College and at present is president of the K.C.Association of Organist."

Living at 1905 East 43rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri,
at the time of his death.

Died of Heart Disease
Buried 18 April 1925
Block 85 Lot 10
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Myron Winslow Robbins (1829 - 1903)
  Juliette Louise Browne Robbins (1836 - 1901)
 
 Spouses:
  Laura May Northrop Robbins (1880 - 1909)
  Helen Edith Glascock Robbins (1889 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Louise Celeste Robbins Clardy (1906 - 1973)*
  Lawrence Abbott Robbins (1908 - 1970)*
  Edwin Winslow Robbins (1916 - 2001)*
  Grenville Myron Robbins (1918 - 2003)*
  Edith Ruth Robbins Burtis (1924 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lyman Edwin Robbins (1858 - 1923)*
  Ida May Robbins Bagby (1860 - 1939)*
  Lucie Annie Robbins Jones (1863 - 1933)*
  Lawrence Winslow Robbins (1867 - 1925)
  Ruth Juliette Robbins Varney (1870 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: Louise Robbins
Originally Created by: Bruce Wertz
Record added: Dec 07, 2005
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