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The Manchester Press

March 13, 1924




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Submitted by Cindy Marshall

The Cedar Rapids Gazette
Cedar Rapids, Co., Iowa
February 25, 1942




Special to the Gazette.

     MANCHESTER. --- Mr. and Mrs. William B. Robinson, lifelong residents of Silver Creek, Wednesday are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary on the farm where Mr. Robinson was born. A family dinner at noon was served to members of the Robinson family, followed by open house.

    Mr. Robinson is 76 years old and his wife is 75.

    The wedding of Mr. Robinson, son of William and Matilda Robinson, and Mrs. Robinson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Swindle, pioneers of Silver Creek, took place Feb. 25, 1892, at the home of the bride's parents. The Rev. William Montgomery, a former pastor of the Silver Creek church, officiated.

    They have five children: Byron, who died in 1935; Milton, Silver Creek; Anthony T., Silver Creek; Mrs. J. W. Baird of Council Bluffs, and Lloyd I., Algona. There are 15 grandchildren.
    Mr. and Mrs. Robinson have always been active in community and public affairs in the in the Silver Creek community. Mr. Robinson was president of the Adams township school board for many years, and was a supervisor of Delaware county for 18 years, having served twice, from 1903 to 19122 and from 1923 to 1933.

   During recent years Mr. Robinson has been a member of the Ryan Community club and one of the promoters of the annual Ryan Colt show.