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C. Ray Robinson

lawyer , rancher

C. Ray Robinson, American lawyer, rancher. Decorated bronze stars, Admiral Halsey and Secretary Navy Forestall.

Background

Robinson, C. Ray was born in 1904 in Merced, California, United States. Son of J.A. and May (Kelley) Robinson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors in Political Science U. Cal, 1925, Juris Doctor, 1929.

Career

; children—C. Ray, Anthonie. Admitted to California bar, 1929, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1963. Practiced in Merced, 1929-1974.

President Pacific Turf Club, Inc. (Golden Gate Fields), Albany, California.

Membership

Member California Assembly, 1931-1935, floor leader, 1933-1935. Board Governors California Maritime Academy, 1942-1945. Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1940-1944.

Member State Bar California (governor 1940-1943, vice president 1941-1942), American, Merced, Los Angeles, San Francisco County bar associations, American Arbitration Association, Federal Communications Bar Association, American College Trial Lawyers (board regents 1951-1954, president 1953), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Delta. Clubs: Commonwealth (San Francisco).

Connections

Married Pauline Irwin, 1932 (deceased. Children: C. Ray, Anthonie.

father:
J.A. Robinson

mother:
May (Kelley) Robinson

spouse:
Pauline Irwin

children:
C. Ray Robinson

Anthonie Robinson