Individual Record 3121

Name}   Robison, George Almon Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam  9 Feb 1922 Place} Hinckley, Millard, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa  29 May 1944 Place} LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  14 Jan 1981 Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: Date} Fam 17 Jan 1981 Place} Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1949=Genealogy
Source 2} 769 = 1930 USA cen
Source 3} 1953=1940 USA cen
Source 4} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 5} 1954=City directory
Source 6} 1955=Newspaper
Source 7} 1735=S.S. record
Source 8} 1018=Death record
Source 9} 1528=Cemetery rec
Source 10} 
Parents: } George Albert Robison & Laura Barbara Walker
   Relationship No.} 147
1st Household No.} 809 = Hinckley, Millard, Utah
      Occupation 1} Military officer
       Occupation 2} Business executive
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Searle, Nedra
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  George Almon Robison was born 9 Feb 1922 in Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  He was the sixth child of George Albert Robison and Laura Barbara Walker.  His father George was a farmer.  He had an older brother Alden V., born in 1909, an older sister Nella, born in 1911, an older brother Benjamin J., born in 1915, and an older sister Ruth, born in 1920.  A sister Ava Leah, born in 1913, had died in 1914.

George had two more siblings.  His brother Francis W. was born in 1927, and sister Barbara in 1929.  His brother Alden came down with influenza and died in 1926.

In the 1930 U.S. census, G. Almon was living with his family on North Main Street, Hinckley, Millard, Utah.  His family owned their farm, but had no radio set.  His father George was an inspector for the state agricultural department.  The children were Nella, 18, Benjamin, 14, Ruth, 10, G. Almon, 8, Francis 2, and Barbara, 1.  The older four children attended school.  His youngest brother Clair Albert was born in 1930.

In the 1940 U.S. census, G. Almon was living with his family in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, in the same house as in 1935.  His father George was a farmer.  The children at home were Ruth, 19, who had completed one year of college and was doing farm labor; G. Almon, 18, three years of high school, doing farm labor; Francis, 12, 6th grade; Barbara 10, 4th grade; and Clair A., 9, 3rd grade.

George attended the Branch agricultural college, Cedar City, and was affiliated with Sigma Chi fraternity.  He worked for a San Diego aircraft factory before joining the U.S. Army air corps on 14 Oct 1942.  On 23 May 1944, he re-enlisted, about the time he was promoted to second lieutenant and was based at Hobbs air base, New Mexico.  He was a B17 bomber pilot and served with the Eighth Air Force in Europe.  He was released 1 Sep 1946.

On 29 May 1944, in the middle of his military service, George married Nedra Searle in the Salt Lake LDS temple, Salt Lake City, Utah.  They went on to have a family of four children.

George graduated from the University of Utah in 1949 with a degree in marketing.  He worked for the Utah Oil Refining Co. for three years, and the General Foods Corp. for five years.  He then joined the Hershey Chocolate Co., becoming the Salt Lake regional manager in Jul 1960.

George Almon Robison died 14 Jan 1981 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  He is buried in the Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social} Sigma Chi
Christening Date} Fam 12 Feb 1922 Place}   George Almon Robison
Confirm. Date}   Photos} George Almon's headstone
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Bachelor of Science or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service} Army Air Force            for the State of} United States
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   2 May 2017
Date Created}  28 Jan  2017
Copyright © 2017 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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