John Franklin Robertson

18 Sep 1870 - 19 Dec 1926

Change Your Language


You can change the language of the BillionGraves website by changing the default language of your browser.

Learn More

John Franklin Robertson

18 Sep 1870 - 19 Dec 1926
edit Edit Record
photo Add Images
group_add Add Family
description Add a memory

This is Grandpa Robertson's obituary as published in the Deseret News ( 'Von Hoyt Robertson, a pioneer in the development of vocational education in Utah, died in Salt Lake City Feb. 26, 1991, at the a
Register to get full access to the grave site record of John Franklin Robertson
Terms and Conditions

We want you to know exactly how our service works and why we need your registration in order to allow full access to our records.

terms and conditions

Contact Permissions

We’d like to send you special offers and deals exclusive to BillionGraves users to help your family history research. All emails ​include an unsubscribe link. You ​may opt-out at any time.

Thanks for registering with!
In order to gain full access to this record, please verify your email by opening the welcome email that we just sent to you.
Sign up the easy way

Use your facebook account to register with BillionGraves. It will be one less password to remember. You can always add an email and password later.


Life Information

John Franklin Robertson


Alton Cemetery

Unnamed Rd
Kanab, Kane, Utah
United States


April 30, 2013


April 28, 2013

Nearby Graves

See more nearby graves
Upgrade to BG+

Find more about John Franklin...

We found more records about John Franklin Robertson.

Grave Site of John Franklin


John Franklin Robertson is buried in the Alton Cemetery at the location displayed on the map below. This GPS information is ONLY available at BillionGraves. Our technology can help you find the gravesite and other family members buried nearby.

Download the free BillionGraves mobile app for iPhone and Android before you go to the cemetery and it will guide you right to the gravesite.
android Google play phone_iphone App Store



Von Hoyt Robertson Obituary

Contributor: StoneScriber Created: 3 years ago Updated: 3 years ago

This is Grandpa Robertson's obituary as published in the Deseret News ( "Von Hoyt Robertson, a pioneer in the development of vocational education in Utah, died in Salt Lake City Feb. 26, 1991, at the age of 88. Mr. Robertson, who retired as an assistant professor of industrial and technical education at Utah State University in 1968, served on a number of committees that established standards and curriculum for vocational education.He was a state supervisor in the Utah Department of Public Instruction's vocational division during World War II and until 1963. He served on former Gov. George D. Clyde's Council on Employment and Training and was a member of the Utah and American Vocational Associations and the National Association for Industrial and Technical Education. Mr. Robertson was co-author of the Utah Apprenticeship Law of 1949 and served on the State Apprenticeship Council for 19 years. He also co-authored the Utah Fire Marshal Law and developed study courses for machinists and plumbers. Born May 10, 1902, in Orderville, Kane County, to John Franklin and Nella Avelia Hoyt Robertson, he married Clarice Vilda Anderson in 1933. She died in 1989. Funeral services are scheduled for noon Saturday, March 2, at the Hawthorne Ward, 808 E. Roosevelt Ave."

Life timeline of John Franklin Robertson

John Franklin Robertson was born on 18 Sep 1870
John Franklin Robertson was 11 years old when The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States. A telephone call is a connection over a telephone network between the called party and the calling party.
John Franklin Robertson was 22 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
John Franklin Robertson was 35 years old when Albert Einstein publishes his first paper on the special theory of relativity. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.
John Franklin Robertson was 42 years old when The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survive. RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. There were an estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, and more than 1,500 died, making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service and was the second of three Olympic-class ocean liners operated by the White Star Line. It was built by the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. Thomas Andrews, her architect, died in the disaster.
John Franklin Robertson died on 19 Dec 1926 at the age of 56
Grave record for John Franklin Robertson (18 Sep 1870 - 19 Dec 1926), BillionGraves Record 3727408 Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States