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James Miller Robinson


Robinson, James Miller. (James Roberson (?)), b. February 22, 1904, Chicago, Illinois, African American, Single, CP (?), received passport# 36413 which listed his address as 4554 Vincennes Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 33 yrs. old, Sailed January 16, 1937 aboard the Paris, Served with the XV BDE, Lincoln BN, Cook later appears to have transferred to a transportation unit, Returned to the US on November 9, 1937 aboard the Aquitania, d. August 1972.

Sources: Sail, SACB, Ancestry.



James Miller Robinson (a.k.a. James Miller and James Roberson) was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 22, 1904. Robinson left for Europe on the Paris on January 16, 1937. In Spain, he became the first permanent cook of the Lincoln Battalion. Later in the war Robinson was transferred to a transportation unit responsible for carrying supplies between hospitals. Robinson returned to the United States in early 1938. He became an active member of the Chicago Veterans Post in which he served as Adjutant Commander. In the early 1950s Robinson moved to Czechoslovakia. ~ Chris Brooks





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