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 Frank DeHass Robison

Frank DeHass Robison

Birth
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 25 Sep 1908 (aged 55–56)
Bratenahl, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 17 Lot 16-A
Memorial ID 22604 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Team Owner, Businessman. A pioneer in street railway lines, he was the owner of the Cleveland Spiders baseball team. In 1877, he and his father-in-law organized Hathaway & Robison to build and operate street railway systems. The company established street railway systems throughout the United States and Canada. Robison organized the Cleveland Forest Citys in 1887 and renamed his club the Cleveland Spiders in 1889 when he entered the National League. Two years later he built League Park in Cleveland.

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  • Added: 4 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22604
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank DeHass Robison (1852–25 Sep 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22604, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .