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Biography of Dr. Joseph F. Robinson



--- Dr. J. F. Robinson was born February 15, 1847, in Johnson County, Missouri, his parents being Jehu and Julia Ann Robinson, nee Oglesby. The former was born in 1812, in Tennessee, and the latter in 1822 in Kentucky, she having accompanied her parents to Cooper County, Missouri, in an early day. They, were married about the year 1840, and had four sons and three daughters: Mary M., John E., Louisa, Jeremiah T., Sallie B. and James L., and of these our subject was the second son. Jehu Robinson was one of the first judges of Johnson County, and with his wife is now residing at Warrensburg.
Joseph F. entered. the Missouri State University at the age of sixteen years, and was a student there for five years, graduating in the class of 1870. In the fall of 1871 Ike entered the medical college at St. Louis, remained until July following, and upon leaving that institution commenced the practice of his profession with Dr. J. W. Wall, an old and skilled physician and surgeon of this county. In two years Dr. R. entered the Jefferson Medical College, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating with honor therefrom in the class of 1875. Coming again to Henry County, he resumed his practice, and has since had a most successful and uninterrupted patronage with the exception of the winter of 1878-9, which he spent in New York City, attending a course of medical lectures.
Dr. Robinson was married November 14, 1878, to Miss Linnie A., daughter of Dr. Jacob and Harriet E. Sipe, of Warrensburg. She is a lady of culture and refinement, and presides over the household affairs in a most worthy manner.
The doctor is the owner of the extensive estate of 736 acres located six miles north of Calhoun, known as "Meadow Farm." He has also 210 acres in this county, and 358 acres in Johnson County, He is now occupied in conducting his large farm together with his practice. He belongs to Coldspring Lodge, No. 274, A. F. & A. M. of Henrietta, Johnson County, and is also a member of the Baptist Church at High Point. In politics he is a Democrat.

Owner/Source1883 History of Henry and St. Clair Counties Missouri , National Historical Co., pg: 652
Linked toCol. Jehu ROBINSON; Dr. Joseph F. ROBINSON

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