Herman Russell Robinson

2 August 1876–2 September 1952 (Age 76)
Greene Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Herman Russell

When Herman Russell Robinson was born on 2 August 1876, in Greene Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Byron W Robinson, was 40 and his mother, Eliza Newsham, was 39. He married Alice A Thornton in 1899, in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 2 September 1952, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Herman Russell Robinson
Alice A Thornton
Marriage: 1899
Mabel Eliza Robinson

Spouse and Children

Erie, Pennsylvania, United States


    Mabel Eliza Robinson


Parents and Siblings

    Byron W Robinson


    Eliza Newsham




    Cynthia E. Robinson


    Wilber Walling Robinson


    Dora L Robinson



World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Herman Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herman Robinson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Herman Robinson, "United States Census, 1920"

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