Robert Gibb

Walk with the Dead: Fargo's Riverside Cemetery

Robert Gibb

Fargo, North Dakota 58105, United States

Created By: North Dakota State University

Point of Interest Details

Robert Gibb Senior, shown on the right in the black and white photo, was a Scottish immigrant who established himself in Fargo, North Dakota. In 1915 he founded Robert Gibb & Sons, an industrial company focusing on plumbing, heating, air conditioning, electrical wiring, and underground sewer and water utilities. After World War II his sons would join him in running the business and have continued to expand the firm. The business would become highly profitable and remains in family handstoday as they have continued to follow Robert’s emphasis on quality and excellence.

The Gibb Family would contribute $50,000 dollars to the Fargo Park District and the Gibb Plaza at the north entry of downtown Fargo's Island Park was dedicated in his honor.

Sources:

  1. “Our Story,” Robert Gibb & Sons, http://www.robertgibb.com/about/.
  2. “Gibb Plaza dedication today at Island Park,” Inforum, (Inforum and Forum Communications Company,) http://www.inforum.com/content/gibb-plaza-dedication-today-island-park.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Walk with the Dead: Fargo's Riverside Cemetery


 

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