Raymond Taft Westbrook

11 March 1909–23 May 1993 (Age 84)
Comstock Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life of Raymond Taft

When Raymond Taft Westbrook was born on 11 March 1909, in Comstock Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, John Henry Westbrook, was 46 and his mother, Minerva J Weinburg, was 36. He married Alice Genevieve Case in Adams, Indiana, United States. He lived in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 23 May 1993, in Sanford, Seminole, Florida, United States, at the age of 84.

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Raymond Taft Westbrook
Alice Genevieve Case

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Adams, Indiana, United States

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1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1913: Seminole, Florida, United States

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places named Westbrook, for example in Berkshire, Kent, and the Isle of Wight, from Old English west ‘west’ + brōc ‘brook’.2 Altered spelling of Dutch Westbroek, a habitational name from a place so named near Utrecht.

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

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  • Raymond Westbrook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Raymond Westbrook in household of John Westbrook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond T Westbrook in household of John H Westbrook, "United States Census, 1920"

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