Gifford s. Robinson

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Gifford s. Robinson

Tremont, Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 May 1936 (aged 93)
West Okoboji, Dickinson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA
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ROBINSON, Gifford S. 5-28-1843 5-28-1936 Storm Lake Storm Lake, S. Lake Twp. Buena Vista

Served on the Iowa Supreme Court from January 1, 1888, until December 31, 1899. For three years he was Chief Justice.

Born at Tremont, Illinois, May 28, 1843. Graduated from the Illinois State Normal University, where, after graduation, he taught for several years. He enlisted in the Civil War as a private and was severely wounded at Chickamauga. After the war he studied law at Washington University where he graduated in 1869. In 1870 he moved to Storm Lake in Buena Vista county, Iowa, where he entered upon the practice of his profession.

Judge Robinson was a member of the House of Representatives in the Sixteenth General Assembly and a Senator in the Nineteenth, Twentieth, and Twenty-first General Assemblies. After his service on the court he was appointed to membership on the Iowa Board of Control where he served from 1900 to 1913.

Judge Robinson died at West Okoboji lake May 28, 1936.

source of biographical sketch (verbatim transcription) and portrait: “Annals of Iowa”, 3rd series, volume XXVI, issue 2, July, 1944, page 146
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Gifford S. Robinson
Residence: Prairie Creek, Illinois
Enlistment Date: 8 Dec 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Illinois
Was Wounded?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company H, Illinois 115th Infantry Regiment on 13 Sep 1862.
Mustered out on 27 May 1864.

Jannette E Robinson
May 19, 1842 Nov. 4, 1893

Clare L. Robinson
Apr. 29, 1862 Jan 2, 1940

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  • Created by: Conley Wolterman
  • Added: 25 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83979618
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gifford s. Robinson (28 May 1843–28 May 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83979618, citing Storm Lake Cemetery, Storm Lake, Buena Vista County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Conley Wolterman (contributor 46883894) .