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naval officer.

Arthur Granville Robinson, American naval officer. Decorated Navy Cross, Order of Leopold (Belgium), Order of Orange Nassau (Netherlands), Order British Empire, Naval Medal of War Service (Brazil), Legion of Merit, Commendation Ribbon; French Legion of Honor. Club: Army and Navy, Washington.

Background

Robinson, Arthur Granville was born on May 21, 1892 in Brooklyn. Son of Edward Stanley and Laura (Hewitt) Robinson.

Education

Educated United States Naval Academy, 1909-1913.

Career

Commissioned ensign, 1913. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, 1942. Commanded naval vessels, Robinson, Monocacy, Palos, Luzon, Marblehead.

Commandant Naval Base, Trinidad, British West Indies California California, commander All Forces, Aruba, Curacoa. Commander United States Naval Ports and Bases, Germany. President military commission on war crimes Pacific area.

Membership

Club: Army and Navy, Washington.

Connections

Married Inez Buck, November 27, 1918 (deceased). Married second, Elizabeth C. Clemons, May 27, 1961.

father:
Edward Stanley Robinson

mother:
Laura (Hewitt) Robinson

spouses:
Inez Buck

Elizabeth C. Clemons