James Andrew Robinson

4 August 1924–18 August 2004 (Age 80)
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of James Andrew

When James Andrew Robinson was born on 4 August 1924, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States, his father, Comer Lee Robinson, was 20 and his mother, Bessie Lee Haney, was 17. He lived in Detroit Ward 13, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 18 August 2004, in Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Comer Lee Robinson
Bessie Lee Haney
James Andrew Robinson
Lilbern C. Robinson
Louise Lucille Robinson
Grace Lee Robinson
Jesse Willard Robinson
Margaret Imogene Robinson
Frank C. Robinson
Martha E Robinson
Isaac M. Robinson

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · The Detroit Zoo

Age 4

The Detroit Zoological Society was founded in 1911, but the zoo didn't officially open until August 1, 1928. At the opening ceremony, Mayor John C. Nagel was to speak to the gathered crowd. Arriving late, Nagel parked his car behind the bear dens and as he came rushing around the front. A polar bear leaped from the moat in the den and stood directly in front of Nagel. Unaware how precarious his situation was, Nagel stuck out his hand and walked toward the polar bear joking, ""He's the reception committee. The Detroit Zoo was the first zoo in America with cage-less exhibits and the first zoo to no longer keep elephants because of the harsh winters causing psychological stress on them.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 21

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Roboson in household of C L Roboson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Robinson in household of Comer Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Robinson, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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