Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Miles R. 'Robbie' Robinson  

On 1 July 1923 the Culver Citizen was sold to Miles R. Robinson and F. C. Leitnaker.

Robinson and Leitnaker had been roommates at a college in Kansas, and they were both World War I veterans.

Miles R. Robinson purchased Leitnakerís share in the business in 1926, continuing as the sole proprietor until March 1949, thus began this he ownership for twenty-three years.

Miles R. Robinson sold the Citizen to Major Charles Maull, Jr. [now colonel] who owned the paper into the early 1950s.

Since the boss is away this week we'll surprise him by having hime with us today. having been a Methodist minister's son he has lived in a number of places, but his birthplace is plainfield, Ill.

He attended grade school in Chicago, Ottaww, Ill., dallas, Tex. and Sapulpa, Okla. He was graduated from Tulsa, Okla., High School; received his A. B. degree from Baker university, and later attended Columbia University. He served two years in the army during the World War, one year of that time overseas.
br> After two years as superintendent of schools in a Kansas town Robbie came to Culver July 1, 1923.

As a true of most editors, he has been identified with a number of community activities, and has served as post commander, service officer, and historian of the American legion post; president and national councillor for the Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Boy Scout troop committee, president of the official board of the Methodist church secretary of the Council of Churches, and a member of various othe local organizations.