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Maurice Guy "Red" Robinson
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1905
Anderson
Madison County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1975
Anderson
Madison County
Indiana, USA

Prominent local attorney

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Guy Robinson

Graduate of Anderson High School
Graduated from Wabash College in three years. At Wabash he won varsity letters in football, basketball, track and tennis. Member of the Little All-American basketball team.
Graduate of Harvard Law School

Anderson's first mental attitude award winner Indiana High School basketball (Gimbel Award in 1923).

Played basketball for AHS in 1921 in state finals and lost to the Franklin Wonder Five in the final game. Played for Anderson in 1923 in the final four.

Three time All Star in basketball

Played several seasons of professional basketball

Coached basketball at Centerville High School 1927 - 1929

Inducted into Indiana High School Hall of Fame

POLITICALLY:

Candidate for Mayor of Anderson 1939
Candidate for U S Congress 1940
Former Indiana State Attorney General 1942
President of the State Board of Law Examiners
Founder of the Nation Young Republican Club
Served as Indiana Securities Commisioner

Member of Anderson Community Schools Board of Trustees for many years. Died while still actively serving on the board.

Married to Harriet Harding who died in 1935. One son from this marriage died in 1986.
Married Marye Jayne Johnstone June 28, 1952 in Anderson, Indiana

Indiana Supreme Court Justice Donald Hunter gave eulogy at funeral services. Members of the Indiana Court of Appeals and the Indiana Supreme Court served as pallbearers

 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy R Robinson (1882 - 1963)
  Gertrude Ann Robinson (1887 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Harriett Ann Harding Robinson (1906 - 1935)
 
Burial:
Maplewood Cemetery
Anderson
Madison County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: RATU50
Record added: Dec 07, 2012
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Maurice Guy Red Robinson
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Maurice Guy Red Robinson
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RIP my good friend.
- RATU50
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012
 
 
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