New York Times/1930/Nugent Robinson dead
Nugent Robinson Dead.
Nephew of Earl of Westmeath, a Reporter with Dickens, and on Bavarian Prince's Staff.
Nugent Robinson died yesterday morning of pneumonia, at his residence, 55 East Seventy-sixth Street. With him at the end were two of his three sons—Paschal, who is at the head of the Franciscan Monastery in Washington, and Eugene N., a lawyer of 31 Nassau Street, and member of the New York Yacht club and other organizations. the former administered extreme unction of his father.
Mr. Robinson, who was sixty-five years old, had a varied and interesting career. Born in Dublin, he was graduate from Trinity College, and entered upon a journalistic career in London In his youth he was associated with Charles Dickens, then a London reporter, and with other men who later became famous as journalists and authors.
In 1876 Mr. Robinson came to this country to work on the publications of the late Frank Leslie. Later he went with P. F. Collier and started Collier's Weekly. He retired from this character of work several years ago, and the last years of hi life were spent in interesting English and European capitalists in the development of Western enterprises.
Mr. Robinson served through the Franco-Prussian war as aide de cap on the staff of Prince Eugene of Bavaria, who continued in later years his steadfast friend, personally supervising the education of St. John Robinson, Mr. Robinson's eldest son, now a civil engineer of San Francisco. during the war Mr. Robinson was the correspondent of The London Chronicle
H was a nephew of the late Earl of Westmeath, who was the head of the Nugent family in Ireland and a member of numerous clubs of London, Paris, and New York, among the latter being the Authors Guild and Colonial and Lotus Clubs.
This work was published in 1903 and is anonymous or pseudonymous due to unknown authorship. It is in the public domain in the United States as well as countries and areas where the copyright terms of anonymous or pseudonymous works are 119 years or less since publication.
Public domainPublic domainfalse