Author of Praying Colonels book holds signing
RELEASED: November 20, 2008
Robertson was also on campus during October's Homecoming festivities to showcase the original fire engine that the 1921 Praying Colonels rode on through Danville after their victory over Harvard: click here for the story.
Robertson comes from a long line of Centre connections, starting with Judge Charles Godfrey Wintersmith, who attended Centre from 1829 to 1831. The author's father, Robert Wintersmith, Sr., M.D., and uncle, William Howard Robertson, were members of the Class of 1925, and another uncle, Frank Gault Robertson, was a member of the Class of 1932.
The author's brother, George W. Robertson, M.D., and sister-in-law, Claudia, are members of the Class of 1968; the author's son, Rob III, is a member of the Class of 1992. Another brother, William Howard Robertson II, attended Centre in 1967.
Robertson is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
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