Biography of Dr. J. O. Robinson
Ukiah Township, Mendocino County, CA Biographies





J. O. Robinson, M. D., Was born in Ohio, August 3,1840. When he was twelve years of age his parents moved to Lexington, Kentucky, when young Robinson went to Cincinnati and entered a drug store, where he remained five years. He then studied medicine, and graduated in 1861. In June of that year he entered the army as assistant Surgeon, which position he held thirteen months. He was then promoted to Captain Surgeon, which position he held till July, 1865. He then located in Louisville, where he practiced his profession for six years. In the spring of 1872 he went to Nebraska, and spent the summer. He returned to Cincinnati and spent the winter. In the spring of 1873 he went to Philadelphia, and attended lectures for one year. In the spring of 1874 he came to California and located in Nevada county, and practiced there till the fall of 1876. He then visited the Centennial, and during the winter took a full course of lectures at the Sterling Medical College, at Columbus, Ohio. He received his diploma in February, 1877, and immediately came to Mendocino county, and after spending a year at Little Lake, he located at Ukiah, where he has since resided. Married, October 29, 1878, Miss Cornelia G. Brown, a native of Virginia They have one child, Minnie E.

From:
History of Mendocino County, California
Alley, Bowen & Co., Publishers
San Francisco, California 1880


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