Biography of W. B. Robbins
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Robbins, W. B., was born in Ripon, Wis., January 11, 1853. His first business was the coal trade, in which he was engaged for eight years in Chicago. He then went to Pittsburg, Pa., and was engaged in coal mining thirteen years. In 1892 he came to Medina, having purchased a large amount of stock in the Bignall Manufacturing Company, of which he is secretary and treasurer. In 1877 Mr. Robbins married Rose, daughter of L. C. Bignall, vice president of the Bignall Manufacturing Company.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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