Fraser Robinson, Jr.

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Fraser Robinson, Jr.

Birthdate: (84)
Death: November 9, 1996 (84)
Immediate Family:

Son of Fraser Robinson, Sr. and Rose Ella Cohen
Husband of LaVaughn Delores Robinson
Father of Fraser C. Robinson, III; Private; Private; Private and Private
Brother of Verdelle Funnye (Robinson) and Thomas Robinson

Occupation: sawmill worker
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About Fraser Robinson, Jr.

Fraser Robinson Jr., who married LaVaughn Johnson, migrated to Chicago from South Carolina in the 1930s. The grandfather of Michelle Obama, Fraser served in the Army during World War II.

Fraser Robinson, Jr. (1912-1996), Michelle Obama's grandfather, was a standout student and was known as an orator. Moved from South Carolina to Chicago hoping to find better work than what he could find at home. However, all that was available to him was to be a postal worker. He was married to LaVaughn Johnson. When he retired, they moved back to South Carolina.[1]

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Fraser Robinson, Jr.'s Timeline

August 24, 1912
August 1, 1935
Age 22
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States
November 9, 1996
Age 84