James Parsons Robinson
Colonel, United States Army
JAMES ROBINSON, VETERAN OF ARMY, 73
NEW YORK, New York, June 9, 1950 – Colonel James Parsons Robinson, United States Army, retired, of Washington, D.C. and South Egremont, Massachusetts, died Wednesday in Hudson, New York, at the age of 73, according to word received here yesterday.
After graduation from the Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1900, Colonel Robinson served in Puerto Rico and the Philippines. During the First World War he commanded the 318th Field Artillery Division in France. Before his retirement for disability in 1930, he was in charge of enrollment in Citizens Military Training camps in the Second Corps Area.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Edna MacMurray
Robinson; a son, Hugh MacMurray Robinson, and a daughter, Mrs. Robert
W. Fuller 3rd.
Courtesy of: Hugh Fuller, February 2008
My grandparents are Colonel James Parsons Robinson,
United Stated Military Academy 1900, Field Artillery, fought in the Philippine
Insurrection and then in World War I, died 1950, and his wife Edna MacMurray
Robinson, born 1876, raised in the Army including the frontier posts, married
my grandfather and served with him, bearing him three children and dying
Posted: 8 February 2008