William J. Robinson left Lathrop for feed business in Lodi
In this photograph taken between 1937 and 1941, William J. Robinson, left, and his son, Willard J. Robinson, stand in front of Robinson's Feed. (Photo courtesy of Evelyn Olson)
Posted: Friday, December 1, 2006 10:00 pm
The son of a San Francisco brick mason and dairyman, William J.
Robinson had a decision to make.
Around 1900, the railroad moved operations from Lathrop, and it
didn't seem like the town had much of a future. He decided to leave
Lathrop and go to better farmland and a community with a
Friday, December 1, 2006 10:00 pm.