Owens J Binnette

20 May 1897–23 January 1964 (Age 66)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Owens J

Owens J Binnette was born on 20 May 1897, in Illinois, United States as the son of Lillian Binette. He lived in Centreville Township, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 23 January 1964, at the age of 66.

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Owens J Binnette
Amanda Rosemeier

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    Lillian Binette




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 13

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Respelling of the French surname Bennet, a diminutive of Benne .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Owens Binette in household of Lillian Binette, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Owens Binnette, „United States Census, 1940“
  • Owens J Binnette, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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