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Robson, Donald Oakley
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- D.O. Robson
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Donald Oakley Robson was an academic. He was born in Fenelon Falls, Ontario. He married Rhena Kendrick in 1931. He died in Toronto.
Robson received a B.A. at Victoria College, Toronto, in 1928, and an M.A. in 1929 and a Ph.D. in 1932 at the University of Toronto. He was appointed Professor at the University of Western Ontario, London (1930-47). In 1947 he became Associate Professor of Latin at Victoria College, where he was promoted to Professor (1956-75), and to Chairman of the Department of Classics (1960-71). He was appointed Professor Emeritus in 1975.
Robson received the Edward Wilson Gold Medal in Classics, Victoria College, in 1928. His publications include: The Samnites in the Po Valley (1934) and The Nationality of the Poet Caecilius Statius (1938).