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Jack Hobert "Jackie" Robinson
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Birth: Jun. 16, 1933
Wolfe County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1995
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Jackie was the son of John Virgil and Mary Florence Robinson of Wolfe Co. KY. He served in the US Navy 1951-55. Died of radiation exposure during Naval duties testing Atomic bomb blasts in the 1950's.

This use of American non-commissioned soldiers as nuclear guinea pigs is not as well known as it should be. For a photographic essay, see
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2103067/Duck-cover--Astonishing-video-shows-U-S-ground-grunt-guinea-pigs-taking-atomic-bomb-tests-1950s--trenches-protect-radiation.html

Children of Jackie Hobert Robinson and his wife Joyce Ann Brewer are:
Jeffrey Virgil Robinson.
Jackie Allen Robinson, b. 14 May 1963, Frenchburg Hospital, Frenchburg, Ky, d. 02 Jun 1984, Near Hazel Green, Ky - Auto accident.
Pamela Sue Robinson.

Data and photo from: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/r/o/b/Jeffrey-Virgil-Robinson/WEBSITE-0001/UHP-0002.html

I would you like to thank whoever created the pages at familytreemaker, but the site provides no links.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Mary Florence Robinson Robinson (1893 - 1962)
 
Burial:
Hazel Green Cemetery
Hazel Green
Wolfe County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Hazel Green Cemetery Family Plot- in front left as you enter cemetery
 
Created by: wayne
Record added: Feb 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105234823
Jack Hobert Jackie Robinson
Added by: Jeffrey Virgil Robinson
 
Jack Hobert Jackie Robinson
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Jack Hobert Jackie Robinson
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