Donald Arthur Bennie

8 April 1903–16 October 1970 (Age 67)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Donald Arthur

When Donald Arthur Bennie was born on 8 April 1903, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Francis Arthur Binnie, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ellen Genoar, was 24. He had at least 1 daughter with Vivian Goudie. He died on 16 October 1970, in his hometown, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oak Forest, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Donald Arthur Bennie
Vivian Goudie
Anna Mae Binnie

Spouse and Children



    Anna Mae Binnie


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Arthur Binnie


    Mary Ellen Genoar





    Ruth Binnie


    Dorothy Mae Binnie


World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 20

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. from a pet form of the personal name Benne ( see Benn ). 2. habitational name from a place so named near Perth.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Donald Arthur Binnie in entry for Anna Mae Binnie, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Donald Binnie, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Donald A Binnie in entry for Frank A Binnie, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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