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Davis Ashton "Ash" Robinson
Birth: Feb. 12, 1898
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1985
Pensacola
Escambia County
Florida, USA

Businessman. He was the wealthy Texas oilman prominently featured in the Tommy Thompson book, "Blood and Money." When his only child, an adopted daughter, Joan Olive Robinson Hill, died suddenly in 1969 at the age of 38, Ash decided that Joan's third husband, plastic surgeon, John Hill, had murdered her in order to marry his mistress, Ann Kurth. It was rumored that when the court didn't give Ash Robinson the justice he sought, he had a hired killer, Bobby Vandiver, to get rid of John Hill in 1972. Vandiver was shot down by police before he could stand trial for Hill's murder. Lilla Paulus was convicted of arranging the crime. In August 1977, in a civil lawsuit filed by John Hill's mother, Myra, and his third wife, Connie, the decision came down that Ash Robinson was not responsible for John Hill's death. (bio by: Terry C) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Rhea Ernestine Robinson (1899 - 1987)*
 
 Children:
  Joan Olive Robinson Hill (1931 - 1969)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bayview Memorial Park
Pensacola
Escambia County
Florida, USA
Plot: Mausoleum
 
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Originally Created by: Terry C
Record added: Jul 08, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6588933
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- sjm
 Added: Feb. 14, 2015

- sjm
 Added: Feb. 12, 2015
Rest in peace Ash.
- Anne
 Added: Jan. 24, 2015
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