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Firmin R. Grubb
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1896
Hartville
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1983
Kent
Portage County
Ohio, USA

Firmin Grubb was the long-time and well-known police chief in Kent, Ohio. He twice garnered national media attention, once in Ripley's "Believe It Or Not" newspaper strip for surviving a pistol shot at close range during an arrest. He survived because the bullet stuck in his belt buckle!

Firmin was the son of George W. and Lydia Ebie Grubb. He was the father of Harold Grubb by his first wife Anna Schrader Grubb, who died in the influenza epidemic of 1918. He then married Rose White Grubb.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George W. Grubb (1867 - 1945)
  Lydie E. Ebie Grubb (1872 - 1946)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna C. Schrader Grubb (1900 - 1918)
  Rose Lillian White Grubb (1903 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Harold R Grubb (1917 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Firmin R. Grubb (1896 - 1983)
  Anton Willard Grubb (1898 - 1960)*
  Blanche Marie Grubb Huff (1900 - 1993)*
  Emma Elesta Grubb Pursley (1902 - 1989)*
  Harlan Earl Grubb (1908 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Standing Rock Cemetery
Kent
Portage County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Lynn S. Grubb
Record added: Jun 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53156055
Firmin R. Grubb
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Firmin R. Grubb
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 Added: Sep. 6, 2010
 
 
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