Dr. Byron Robinson

Dr. Byron Robinson (HMKI)

Location: Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494 Wood County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 23.77', W 89° 48.34'

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1855 - 1910

Byron Robinson, born in southern Wisconsin, worked his way through Mineral Point Seminary and the University of Wisconsin from which he received a degree in 1878. In 1882, following graduation from Rush Medical College, Dr. Robinson located in Grand Rapids where he practiced medicine for seven years.

During this time Dr. Robinson made three trips to Europe to study gynecology and abdominal surgery at Heidelberg, Vienna, Berlin and London. In 1889 he was appointed to the chair of anatomy at Toledo Medical College. He also held professorships at Post Graduate Medical School, Illinois Medical School and Chicago College of Medicine and Surgery. In 1894 he married a co-worker, Dr. Lucy Wait.

As a citizen, he was always in the forefront in all movements for good, order and betterment of the community. Dr. Robinson personally donated the property for this park which is named in his honor.

World known for his work, studies and discoveries in Medicine, Dr. Robinson is best remembered for his kind, studious and conscientious treatment and his persevering fight for civic improvement.
Marker Number27
Year Placed1964
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 12:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 276558 N 4919704
Decimal Degrees44.39616667, -89.80566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 23.77', W 89° 48.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 23' 46.20" N, 89° 48' 20.40" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1098 17th St N, Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494, US
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