Harry Finkelstein

8 April 1885–15 August 1953 (Age 68)
Russia

The Life of Harry

When Harry Finkelstein was born on 8 April 1885, in Russia, his father, Manuel Finkelstein, was 26 and his mother, Bessie Finkelstein, was 26. He had at least 2 sons with Rosa Weitzman. He lived in Boston Ward 6, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 August 1953, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in University City, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry Finkelstein
1885–1953
Rosa Weitzman
1886–1962
Julius Finklestein
1910–
Manuel Finkelstein
1919–2014

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Julius Finklestein

    Male1910–Male

    Manuel Finkelstein

    Male1919–2014Male

Parents and Siblings

    Manuel Finkelstein

    Male1858–1937Male

    Bessie Finkelstein

    Female1859–Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1885–1953Male

    Sarah Finkelstein

    Female1893–Female

    Max Finkelstein

    Male1894–Male

    Jacob Finkelstein

    Male1897–Male

    Abie Finkelstein

    Male1898–Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental compound name, literally ‘sparkle stone’, from Yiddish finkl ‘sparkle’ + stein ‘stone’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry Finklestein, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry Finkelstein, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Finkelstein, "United States Census, 1920"

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