Chester Robinson

12 January 1894–22 December 1969 (Age 75)
Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Chester

When Chester Robinson was born on 12 January 1894, in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ernest Howard Robinson, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ann Roper, was 21. He died on 22 December 1969, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Howard Robinson
Mary Ann Roper
Hazel E Robinson
John William Robinson
Chester Robinson
Helen Bernice Robinson

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Howard Robinson


    Mary Ann Roper




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Chester H Robinson in household of Ernest H Robinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Chester Robinson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Robinson, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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