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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Robinson (1869-?)

Farmer.

Born in Renfrew County, Ontario on 31 December 1869, son of John Robinson and Margaret Hawthorne, he attended public school at Beechburg until the age of 15, returning to work on the family farm until he was 24. He farmed for himself in Renfrew County until 1898 when he moved to Manitoba and bought 320 acres in Sections 2 and 34, Townships 14 and 15, Range 17 near Minnedosa. On 18 October 1888, he married Maggie Wilson. They had ten children: Maggie E. Robinson, William R. Robinson, John H. Robinson, Annie C. Robinson, Arthur E. Robinson, Robert W. Robinson, George C. Robinson, Percy Robinson, Clifford Robinson, and Hugh Edward Robinson.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 April 2010

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