Joshua
H.
Robinson


JOSHUA H. ROBINSON JR., known as Josh to his brother firefighters, was born in Camden, New Jersey on September 13, 1924 to Joshua and Dora Robinson.

The 1947 Camden City Directory shows Josh Robinson living with his parents at 1834 Kossuth Street in the Centerville section of Camden. 

Josh Robinson was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on December 30, 1950 and reported for duty the following day.

Josh Robinson was serving with Ladder Company 2 at 619 Kaighn Avenue in the late 1960s. He was permanently disabled in a serious car accident while off duty on vacation in
1968. Josh was paralyzed from the waist down after his care overturned on the Interstate down in the Carolinas. He had served the City of Camden for more than eighteen years on the Department at the time of his retirement.

Fire Departent records show his address as 1240 Magnolia Avenue in Parkside. 

Joshua H. Robinson died on March 6, 1988. 

 


1970 Retirement Dinner

Standing Frank Deal, Clair "Red" Graham, Arthur Batten, Warren Carter
Seated:
Joshua Robinson


 


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