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Robinson, James B., 1905-2006

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1905-2006

biographical statement

James B. Robinson was an engineer who helped Ab Jenkins with his Mormon Meteor.

James B. Robinson was born August 25, 1905. He graduated from Cornell University in 1929. After graduating, he worked as an engineer for Kendall Oil, and helped Ab Jenkins with the design of the Mormon Meteor. He married Louise Treat. James died February 13, 2006.

Citation

Cornell Alumni Magazine, June 27, 2011, (James B. Robinson; graduated from Cornell in 1929; worked for Kendall Oil; m. Louise Treat; helped design Mormon Meteor with Ab Jenkins; d. February 13, 2006)

FamilySearch, June 27, 2011 (James B. Robinson; b. 25 Aug 1905; d. 13 Feb 2006)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

James B. Robinson collection on Ab Jenkins and the Mormon Meteor

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 7761
Scope and Contents Contains letters, photographs, reports, and blueprints, pertaining to Ab Jenkins' speed runs on the Bonneville Salt Flats with his car the Mormon Meteor.
Dates: 1935-1940