Yellow Jacket (Brownwood, Tex.), Vol. 20, No. 26, Ed. 1, Thursday, March 22, 1934 Page: 3 of 4
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tOVy of Howard Payne" Continued from iast week
HOWARD PAYNE YELLOW JACKET
ition of Dr. J. D. Rob-
he First Graduate
bn with most great
it was with Howard
of 1893 was perilous.
carce and everything
I April 1893 Dr. Rob-
presldcnt of the col-
in the dual capacity
Ed field agent for the
salary. J. H. Grove
. Due to financial con-
dent body was greatly
the term 1893-94. But
ate of the college the
Us no less worthy col-
lege would have closed
Robnett Jr. received
ree. it was mc nrsi
by the college. J. D.
a son of the founder
nett Sr. and what a
Bch a matchless father.
distinction he has as
ate of the college the
It timely to briefly re-
Morto 1900: J. D. Rob-
ln SC. USN.
ht Cutvre near Mexico
9 1874. Father: Rev.
obnett D. D. Elemen-
and Westminister Col-
(o. and William Jewell
ty. Mo. and Doctor of
IWIlllam Jewell College.
ounty Mo. 16 April
Dallas Texas 1898.
President College De-
Ulan Robinet French
came with his family
to Philadelphia Pa.
Bible in Pennsylvania
Eiety). Paternal family
tt Robinett Roblnette
ernal family names:
Frazer Powell Flke.
1 Lewis (Dollie) Powell
county Mo. 21 Janu-
Prlmary and Grammar
nsburg Mo. and Con-
bf the Sacred Heart St.
Died In Tyler Texas
in Audrain county
nsburg and Wellsvllle
od Richland Springs
Jexas and Washington
Public Schools West
tile. Mo. and Brown-
lollege: Howard Payne
1895. Post Graduate
na University and the
sitions: Printer ap-
devil Brown County
nwood Texas 1886.
1892. Clerk: Wise &
tlonery and John W.
ture Brownwood Tex-
jTpusiness department of
ne uoucce loyj-iouo;
ol (Skunk Valley) near
1892; Gohlston Sum-
jt'iHigh School Richland
as 1895-1896; San Ja-
((Dallas Texas 1896-1897.
of Science: High School
cc Clerk: Navy Depart-
ngton. D. C 1898-1900.
vMi rank of Ensign 13
Promoted through reg-
?to rank of Captain (Pay
upply Corps U. S. Navy
25 to date.
liCuptaln Howard Payne
1-1891. Captain Brown-1891-1895.
Clerk First Baptist
ownwood Texas 1892-
iitoiulent Sunday School
Ave. Baptist Church
Mb 1896-1898; and First
arch. Washington D. C
ind 1919-1920. Deacon
Church Washington. D.
life. Member First Bap-
Boston Mass. 1026 to
ee First Baptist Church
i 1928 to date.
edal Philippine Insurrec-
Vera Cruz Expedition;
fid War and Silver Star;
eoratlon "Polonla Reatitu-
ient of Poland.)
Fraternal: Resident Dl-
Mutual Aid Association
D. C 1905-1907 and
KNon-resldent Director Na-
((Aid Ass'n. Boston Mass
ite. Commander Valley
ip "Heroes or '78" rmia-
Kof 33 National Sojourn-
ton D. C 1925 to date.
ttonal Sojourners Wash-
Member Board of Gov-
ety Military Order of For-
nt. Mystic Valley Chap-
f National Sojourners 1928
ny and Navy Washing-
Chevy Chase Country
e Md. Union League Phil-
Bala Golf Philadelphia
y. Irem Temple Country
Lulu Temple Luncheon
I Pa. honorary. Crlcker
11 Pa honorary. Country
Mass. Engineers Boston
' and Navy Boston Mass.
Compass Boston Mass.
honorary. A. bcrmarle Golf West
Newton Mass. Woburn Golf Woburn
Societies and Fraternities: Cara-
boa's Washington D. C. Corral Mill-
tary Order of Foreign Wars of U. S.
Philadelphia Chapter. Lodge Ben-
jamin B. French No .15 F. A. A. M.
Chapter Washington No. 2 R. A. M.
Council Washington No. 1 R. & s.
M. Consistory Auld Valley of Nor-
folk Va. Shrine Irem Temple A. A.
O. N. M. S. Wilkes Barre Pa. Na-
tional Sojourners Philadelphia Chap-
ter No. 16 Philadelphia Pa. "Heroes
of 76" Valley Forge Camp Phila-
delphia Pa. "Heroes of 76" Wash-
ington Camp Washington D. C
Lambskin Club National League of
Masonic Clubs Washington D. C.
American Automobile Assn D. C.
Club Washington D. C. National Geo-
graphic Washington D. C. National
Sojourners New England Chapter
No. 12 Boston Mass. "Heroes of 76"
Bunker Hill Camp Boston Mass Na-
tional Sojourners Mystic Valley
Chapter No. 90 Charlestown Mass.
"Heroes" of 76" John Paul Jones
Camp Charleston Mass.
Insurance Societies: Navy Mutual
Aid Association Washington D. C.
Royal Arcanum Brooklyn N. V.
Council. Irem Immediate Relief Fund
Wllkes-Barre Pa. Phoenix Mutual
Life Insurance Co Providence R. I.
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co. Phil-
adelphia Pa. Security Mutual Life
Insurance Co. Blnghampton N. Y.
War Risk Insurance Veterans Bu
reau Washington D. C.
Captain John D. Robnett Supply
Corps. U. S. Navy.
Present Duties: Supply Officer
Navy Yard Boston Mass. District
Supply Officer First Naval District.
Chairman of General Supply Com-
mittee and Member of Executive
Committee Boston Federal Business
Association 1st Area Coordinator
Bureau of the Budget Washington
Former Naval Dueitcs 1900-1901:
In charge Inventories and Shipping
Navy Yard Brooklyn N. Y. 1901-1904
U. S. S. Monadnock Asiatic Station
1904-1905 Receiving Barracks and U.
S. S. Lancaster and U. S. S. Rich-
mond Navy Yaid Philadelphia Pa.
1905 Assistant Supply Officer Navy
Yard Brooklyn N. Y. 1905-1907
Navy Departtnont Washington D. C.
Executive Officer Navy Pay Officers
School 1907-1909 Naval Station San
Juan P. R. and U. S. 8. Pcotla and U
S. S. Potomac. 1909 U. S. S. Olym-
pli and Squadron Supply Officer.
Midshipmen's Training Squadron An-
napolis Md. 1909-1910 U. S. S. Ne-
biaska Atlantic Fleet. 1910-1914
Navy Depattment Washington D. C
In connection with President'!! Com-
mlsion Economy anil Efficiency and
In charge Accounting Division. 1914-
1917 U. S. S. Minnesota Atlantic
Fleet Flag Ship and Squadron Quar-
to: master and Commlsary Vera
Cruz Mexico and Reserve Fleet Sup-
ply Officer 23 ships at Boston New
York Philadelphia Norfolk and at
Charleston. 1917-1918 Navy Yard
Norfolk Va. 1918 Fleet Supply Base
Hampton Roads Va. Naval Training
Station Hampton Roads Va. 1918-
1919 District Supply Officer Fourth
Naval District Philadelphia Pa. 1919-
1920 Senior Member Board of Sur-
vey Appraisal and Sale Navy Plants
and Surplus Material Fourth Naval
District Navy Yard Philadelphia
Pa. Navy Expert to Fair Price Com-
mission of Penn. 1920-1921 Senior
Officer in charge Disposition Navy
Surplus Material Washington D. C.
1921-1923 Fleet Supply Officer Scout-
ing Fleet and U. S. Fleet Home Yard
Philadelphia Pa. and U. S. F. S.
Columbia Olympla Relief and Anta-
res 1923-1926 Supervising Cost In
spector Wm. Camp & Sons Ship &
Engine Boldg. Co. Philadelphia Pa.;
New York Shipbuilding Corp Cam
den N. J. Lake Torpedo Boat Co
Bridgeport Conn.; General Electric
Co.; Schenectady N. Y. and Lynn
Mats ; 3rd Naval District Fleet Sup
ply Base Brooklyn N. Y. 1926 to
date Supply Officer Navy Yard Bos'
ton Mass. District Supply Officer
First Naval District. 1926 to date
Chairman Genetal Supply Committee
and Member Executive Committee
Federal Business Association Boston
Family: John David Uobntt hus
band born near Mexico Mo 29 July
1874. Howard Payne College Brown-
wood Texas; Northern Indiana and
Pennsylvania Universities Captain
Supply Corps U. S. Navy.
Ida Murphy Robnett wife born
Holland Texas 7 Nov. 1876. How-
aid Payne College Brownwood Tex-
as. Married 6 May 1895.
John David Robnett Jr. bom Rich-
land Spilngs Texas 11 Feb 1896.
Foice (Grammar) Western (High)
Washington D. C. U. S. Naval Acad-
emy and Lehigh University. 1st Lieut.
U. S. Cavalry and Field Artillery
(Woild War.) Electrical Engineer
Stone & Webster Inc. Petersburg
Dollie Pauline Robnett boin Dal-
las Texas 14 Feb. 1898 died Brown-
wood Texas October 1900 of diph-
theria. Vernon Powell Robnett born Brook-
lyn N. Y. 21 July 1905. Force
(Grammar) Western (High) Wash-
ington D. C U. S. Naval Academy
Princeton University and Massachu-
setts Institute of Technology. Elec-
trical Engineer Electric Bond and
Share Co Havana Cuba.
Margery Idallne Robnett born San
Juan P. R 24 April 1908. Force
(Giammar) Western (High) Wash-
ington D. C. Agnes Irwin School
Philadelphia Pa. and New England
Conservatory of Music Boston Mass.
In 1896 there was one graduate
Jesse Humphries. He did graduate
work in the University of Chicago.
Mr. Humphries was another one of
those early graduates who did credit
to the college.
Howard Payne College did a good
type of work during even its first
years. A number of Its graduates
received credit for their A. B. de-
gree in Universities of the East.
On March 1 1896 Dr. Robnett re
signed as president of Howard Payne
College and accepted the pastorate of
the Washington Ave. Baptist Church
Dallas Texas. He remained as pas-
tor of this church until his death
which occurred June 23 1898.
With the going of Dr. Robnett the
college suffered a tremendous loss
Dr. Robnett was one of the greatest
chaiacteis ever to appear on the stage
of Teas Baptist History.
Ho was an eloquent preacher and
an able writer.
His life and character were above
npioach. He was generous hospita-
ble and unselfish. When he came to
die he asked for a pen. There was
given him a pencil and paper. Upon
the paper ho wrote: "This is my dying
testimony foi On 1st my Savior in
giatltudc for His Gracious Word."
Thn functal services were held in
the Washington Ave. Baptist Church
of Dallas Texas. D. George W.
Truitt preached the sermon. In com-
pliance with the request of thousands
of friends of the college and in an-
swer to the unanimous call of the
citizens of Brownwood the body was
shipped to Brownwood where thou-
sands of friends paid tribute to the
passing of preacher patriot and
His body was laid to rest on the
campus of Howard Payne College in
front of the Administration building
where It remained until the death of
his wife when it was removed and
buried with Mrs. Robnett in Green-
(Continued next week)
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