Biography of F. G. Robinson
Cook County, Il Biographies

F. G. ROBINSON, merchant and Postmaster, was born in Rutland County, Vt., in 1836, son of Nathaniel and Rachael Robinson. He came to Palatine in 1863, and engaged in the mercantile business in company with Richard Turner. The firm was continued for five years. when he bought the interest of Mr. Turner, and has since carried on the business alone. He has a large stock of goods, consisting of drugs, dry goods, groceries, hardware, tinware. hats and caps, boots and shoes, furniture and undertakers' goods. His business is lucated at Nos. 1 aud 3 Brockway Street. He was appointed Postmaster in 1875. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity, A. F. & A. M., and is an active member of the Republican party. He was married in 1866 to Miss Nellie Turner, daughter of Richard and Sarah Turner. They have one child, born in 1867. Mrs Robinson died in 1871. He was married in 1874 to Miss Melissa Keys, daughter of N. P. and Cordelia Keys, who were among the earliest settlers of Palatine. Mrs. Robinson died in 1874.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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