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army officer

Thomas Matthews Robins, American army officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal. Member American Society Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon.; Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Background

Robins, Thomas Matthews was born on March 14, 1881 in Snow Hill, Maryland, United States. Son of John Littleton and Julia (Matthews) Robins.

Education

Student Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1897-1899, honorary Bachelor of Arts, 1919. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1904. Graduate Engineer School, 1908.

Command and General staff schedul (honor graduate), 1923, Army War College, 1926.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant C.E., United States Army, June 15, 1904, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, assistant chief of engrs., September 1, 1939. Major general, January 1942, major general, retired. Engaged as construction engineering.

Membership

Member American Society Engineers, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Club: Army and Navy (Washington, District of Columbia).

Connections

Married Eleanor Foote Reifsnider, 1913. Children: Thomas Matthews, Elizabeth Billingslen (Mistress August F. Weinel).

father:
John Littleton Robins

mother:
Julia (Matthews) Robins

spouse:
Eleanor Foote Reifsnider

children:
Thomas Matthews Robins

Elizabeth Billingslen Robins (Mistress August F. Weinel)