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Biography of Ty Robinson


Biography of Ty Robinson



Robert H. (Ty) Robinson of Missoula was born in 1916 and raised in north central Montana living in six different towns & cities in his youth, playing basketball on four different high school teams. After graduating from the University of Montana with a BA and JD in Law and admitted to practice in 1948, Ty worked for the U.S. Department of Justice. After a stint in the Navy Ty became in-house counsel for the Missoula Mercantile. Sixty years ago, in 1954, he became a partner in the Garlington, Lohn & Robinson law firm in Missoula, where he still serves as Senior Counsel.

He has been active in civil affairs at state, county, and city levels in matters of education, health and environment. He is a past president of Missoula Rotary, where he has been a member for over 54 years. Ty has served on many public bodies over the years and was appointed by the Montana Supreme Court in early 1971 to the Montana Constitutional Convention Commission, the body responsible for preparing for Montana’s 1972 Constitutional Convention by undertaking studies and research, and by compiling without recommendation essential information for the delegates.

Publication Date

Winter 2016

Biography of Ty Robinson