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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Robinson (1858-?)


Born at Banbridge, Ireland on 30 April 1858, son of John and Sarah Robinson, he attended Brownstown College and Santry College (Dublin) then went to Kilkenny where he assisted his father on the family farm. In 1891 he emigrated to Manitoba and continuing farming for a few years then studied veterinary science in Ontario, graduating in 1902 and going into partnership in a veterinary practice with Dr. Coxe at Brandon, Manitoba. In 1906 he took additional training at the Veterinary College at Chicago, Illinois.

On 6 June 1908, he married Mrs. E. M. Smyth, the widow of Frederick L. Smyth of Dublin. Robinson was a member of the Masons and the Canadian Order of Foresters. In 1913, he lived at 520 Thirteenth Street, Brandon.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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: 4 March 2010

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