Raymond S. Bensch

12 July 1933–6 October 1997 (Age 64)
California, United States

The Life of Raymond S.

When Raymond S. Bensch was born on 12 July 1933, in California, United States, his father, Raymond Stanley Bensch, was 41 and his mother, Flora Delcina Jones, was 30. He lived in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States in 1935 and El Monte Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 6 October 1997, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in San Gabriel, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Raymond Stanley Bensch
Flora Delcina Jones
Katherine Draper
Raymond S. Bensch

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World Events (8)

1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 1

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Age 17

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of Benesch .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Bensch in household of James Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond S Bensch, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • Raymond Stanley Bensch, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"

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