Harry Finkelstein

8 April 1885–15 August 1953 (Age 68)

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
Rosa Weitzman
Julius Finklestein
Manuel Finkelstein

Spouse and Children



    Julius Finklestein


    Manuel Finkelstein


Parents and Siblings

    Manuel Finkelstein


    Bessie Finkelstein





    Sarah Finkelstein


    Max Finkelstein


    Jacob Finkelstein


    Abie Finkelstein


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World Events (8)


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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