Biography of A. Flag Robson
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Robson, A. Flag, was born in Italy, N. Y., February 8, 1857. His father, Thomas S. Robson, was born in Italy, N. Y., February 2, 1812, where he lived until his death, November 13, 1878, his father, Andrew Robson, being one of the earliest settlers in town. Thomas S. married Abigail P. Hodge, who was born February 9, 1818, and died April 11, 1881. A. Flag Robson was educated in the public schools and at Eastman's National Business College at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., where he graduated in the spring of 1874. He was town clerk several years prior to 1885, and supervisor of the town of Italy during the years 1885 and 1886, and has been postmaster at the Italy post office continuously since February 13, 1879, to the present (January 1892). Mr. Robson married, November 22, 1991, Mary P. Negus, daughter of Rev. C. R. and Mary A. Negus, who was born at Taberg, Oneida County, N. Y., January 1, 1858. He has been in the mercantile business at Italy, N.Y., since 1874. In politics Mr. Robson is a Republican.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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