James Thompson Robinson (1893 - 1918)

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Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Nord,
France

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Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment: Royal Welsh Fusiliers
Unit/ship/squadron: 24th (denbighshire Yeomanry) Bn.

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Thompson

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Mary Esther Robinson

Mary Esther Robinson

Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson

Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

John Robinson

John Robinson

Theresa Robinson and Minnie Shockley

Theresa Robinson and Minnie Shockley

Jane 'Jensie' Impson

Jane 'Jensie' Impson

Robinson children

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Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

Edna Esther (Peden) Robinson

Edna Esther (Peden) Robinson

Florence May (Blount) Robinson

Florence May (Blount) Robinson

Gene L Robinson family

Gene L Robinson family

Gene L Robinson Family

Gene L Robinson Family

Edwina Banta

Edwina Banta

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Estelle Mae Robinson Mary Esther Robinson Teddi Rose and Lucille Robinson Theodore Roosevelt Robinson

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1893 - In the year that James Thompson Robinson was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

1903 - When he was just 10 years old, the silent film, The Great Train Robbery opened. Although it was filmed in Milltown, New Jersey, it was a Western. Twelve minutes long, the film used a lot of innovative techniques - some scenes were hand colored and composite editing, on-location shooting, and frequent camera movement were used. Its budget was $150 (about $4000 currently) and was the most popular film until 1915 when Birth of a Nation was released.

1907 - By the time he was just 14 years old, in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

1916 - At the age of 23 years old, James was alive when in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

1918 - In the year of James Thompson Robinson's passing, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

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James Thompson Robinson died on September 8, 1918 at 25 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension Nord, France. He was born around 1893. There is no information about James's surviving family.

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