Gifford Simeon Robinson Edit Profile
Grew up on farm; educated district schools and academic. Entered Union Army, private Company H, 115th Illinois Infantry. Disabled by wound at battle of Chickamauga.
Attended Illinois State Normal U. Taught in Washington University, St. Louis, 2 years. Bachelor of Laws, Washington University, St. Louis, 1869.
Doctor of Laws, State University of Iowa, 1895.
Practiced law, Storm Lake, Iowa, 1870-1888.
Served both houses Iowa Legislature, 1876-1878, 1882-1886. Member board control State Institutions of Iowa, 1900-1913.
Married Janette E. Gorham, April.; married second, Clare Lunbeck, June 27, 1910. Children: Leonard Browning, Fred Hobart, Jessie, Helen.