Charles Cecil Robinson was born May 2, 1921, in Chilton County near Jemison, Alabama, the son of Mack C. and Daily Gore Robinson. He received his education in the public schools of Chilton County. He has attended several training schools while employed with the U. S. Government. For the past twenty years he has been with the U. S. Government.
He served 31/2 years during World War II in the U. S. Army Air Corp.
He is a member of the Baptist Church.
On February 18, 1945, he married Miss Emma Lena Cook of Montgomery, Alabama. To them has been born two daughters, Mrs. Patricia Snodgrass of Montgomery, and Miss Pamela Robinson, a student at Troy State University, and one son, Charles T. Robinson, a student at Auburn University. There are two granddaughters, Melanie and Rebecca Snodgrass.
As for his Masonic record, he was initiated in Keystone Lodge #778 in Montgomery, Ala. June 12, 1953, Passed to the Degree of Fellowcraft July 10, 1953, and Raised to the Sublime Degree of Master Mason July 31, 1953. He served Keystone Lodge #778 as Worshipful Master 1957-58 and 1969-70. He received his Grand Lodge Proficiency Certificate July 31, 1959, served as Assistant and District Lecturer for District 21 and 21A. He is a member of Elizabeth Armstrong Chapter #10 O. E. S. and served his chapter as Worthy Patron in 1967-68. He served on the Advisory Board, Order of Rainbow for Girls during 1966-67 and received the Grand Cross of Colors June 8, 1967. Grand Representative to the Grand Lodge of West Virginia since 1969. Very active and charter member of Bandar Grotto since 1964. Member of the Low 12 Club, Keystone Lodge #778, member of the Masters, wardens and Past Masters Association of Montgomery County. Member of the Past Matrons and Past Patrons Club of Elizabeth Armstrong Chapter O. E. S. #10. He received the York Rite degrees in Montgomery in October 1970. Member of Alcazar Shrine Temple, Montgomery, Alabama. He was elected Junior Grand Warden, November 1969 elected Senior Grand Warden, November 1970 elected Deputy Grand Master, November 1971 elected Grand Master, November 1972.
Brother Robinson is very friendly, pleasant and dependable. He is easy going but positive. In the past, he has proven himself to be an excellent administrator. His experience and good judgment will be wonderful training in handling the affairs of Grand Lodge.