Biography of A. C. Robbins
Columbiana County, OH Biographies





A. C. Robbins is a progressive and enterprising business man of Rochester, where he is a member of the East End Garage Company. He was born in Carroll County, Nov. 24, 1870, and is a son of William and Philena (Freed) Robbins. The father is deceased and the mother lives in Rochester.

A. C. Robbins attended the public schools at East Rochester, after which he was engaged in the carpenter trade for 20 years. In 1919 he established his present business. H. C. Hawkins was admitted to partnership on January 1, 1925. They carry a complete line of automobile accessories, tires, oils and gas, and do general machine and repair work. They occupy a frame building 20x80 and have a well established business.

On Nov. 20, 1895, Mr. Robbins was married to Miss Bertha A. Spore, a daughter of Cornelius and Susan (Growl) Spore. Mr. Spore was a farmer of Paris Township, Stark County, Ohio. Mr. and Mrs. Robbins have five children: Helen, married H. C. Hawkins, manager of Andalusia Dairy Company, and they have two children: Charles and James; E. A., who lives at Alliance, is employed by the Drake Furniture Company. He married Doris Hayman and they have a son, Robert; Donald, who is with the Pennsylvania Railroad; Salem, married Hilda Leatherbery, and they have three children, Alvin, Leonard and Virginia; Arnold, at home; and Marjorie, a high school student.

Mr. Robbins has served as township assessor for four years, and as township treasurer for eight years, and for many years as a member of the school board. He belongs to the Masonic Lodge No. 151 Minerva, and the Grotto at Canton. In politics Mr. Robbins is a Republican.

From:
History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926


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