Helen Robinson

13 October 1916–29 January 1994 (Age 77)
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Helen

When Helen Robinson was born on 13 October 1916, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, her father, William John Robinson, was 29 and her mother, Maude Frances Holmes, was 28. She died on 29 January 1994, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

William John Robinson
1887–1953
Maude Frances Holmes
1888–1959
Helen Robinson
1916–1994
Betty Bernice Robinson
1924–1938

Parents and Siblings

    William John Robinson

    Male1887–1953Male

    Maude Frances Holmes

    Female1888–1959Female

siblings

(2)

    Female1916–1994Female

    Betty Bernice Robinson

    Female1924–1938Female

World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 18

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 27

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 39

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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