H. ROBINSON JR., known as Josh to his brother firefighters, was born in
Camden, New Jersey on September 13, 1924 to Joshua and Dora
1947 Camden City Directory shows Josh Robinson living with his
parents at 1834 Kossuth Street in the Centerville section of
Robinson was appointed to the Camden Fire Department on December
30, 1950 and reported for duty the following day.
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.
Departent records show his address as 1240 Magnolia Avenue in Parkside.
H. Robinson died on March 6, 1988.