• Honoring Frederick J. Robinson

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  • Buddy was born in 1921 to Frank and Charlotte Robinson, the family moved to Northville in 1934.  Buddy was a graduate of the 1940 class of Northville High School.  He served his country during World War II as a gunner on a B-25 Liberator with the 783rd Bomb Squadron.  During a mission over Europe, his plane was shot down and he became a P.O.W.  He returned home unannounced.  His surprise homecoming was spoiled to the delight of his sister Clara who spotted him walking up Taft Road.  

     In 1985 he married Patricia June Hanson and they made their home in Walled Lake, Michigan.