Henry Benson Raub

Brief Life History of Henry Benson

When Henry Benson Raub was born on 11 October 1908, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, Harry Raymond Raub, was 41 and his mother, Emily Anna Benson, was 40. He married Doris Councilman on 7 January 1939. He lived in Judicial Township 3, Kern, California, United States in 1940 and Independence, Inyo, California, United States in 1996. He died on 20 November 1997, in Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Independence, Inyo, California, United States.

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Henry Benson Raub
Doris Councilman
Marriage: 7 January 1939

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  • Henry Raub in household of Harry Raub, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Benson Raub, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Henry Benson Raub, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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1909 · The NAACP is formed

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Name Meaning

German: nickname for a robber or plunderer, from Middle High German roup ‘plunder, booty’.

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

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