Biography of Sebe T. Robinson
Imperial County, CA Biographies





SEBE T. ROBINSON is one of the men who are making their influence felt in Imperial County. Through perseverance and industry he has accomplished results. Mr. Robinson has served as postmaster at Seeley since February 25, 1915. He was born in Greenville, Tennessee, June II, 1879, a son of Allen G. and Nannie (McKnabb) Robinson. His father followed agriculture, and died in 1901, at the old homestead in Tennessee. His mother is still living and resides in Greenville, Tenessee, on the same farm. The ancestors of Mr. Robinson came to this country previous to the Revolutionary war. The subject of this biographical sketch received his education in Greenville, Tennessee, and later was a student at Tusculum College, in Tenessee, where he received the degree of A. B. in 1900. He then taught school for one year. Coming to California, he located in Los Angeles and engaged in the fruit business for about four years. For three years he became identified with mining; he prospected and was in charge of a mine employing a number of men. Corning to Imperial County to look over the situation, he determined to cast his lot with this county, and the following winter he brought cattle in and by hard and faithful labor was successful in his undertaking. Following the cattle business for about two and one half years, he then engaged in general contracting work under the firm name of the Seeley Transfer Company, of which he is part owner. Mr. Robinson owns two hundred acres of the most valuable land in his section. He devoted his land largely to the growing of cotton. Mr. Robinson manifests a warm interest in every public improvement or effort towards the welfare of the people of his section, and he commands the good will of all who know him. Politically Mr. Robinson is a Democrat and is now serving as justice of the peace. Fraternally he is a member of the K. of P. of El Centro. He was married at Ramona, California, December 25, 1913, to Louise Murillo, and their one son, Allen Temple, was born August 29, 1916.

From:
The History of Imperial County, California
Edited by: F. C. Farr
Elms and Franks, Publishers
Berkley, California 1918


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