Raymond A Benson

24 April 1913–14 October 1996 (Age 83)
Kane, Illinois, United States

The Life of Raymond A

When Raymond A Benson was born on 24 April 1913, in Kane, Illinois, United States, his father, John L. Benson, was 46 and his mother, Sophia J. Olson, was 41. He lived in Blackberry Township, Kane, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 October 1996, in Aurora, Kane, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Elburn, Kane, Illinois, United States.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Benne, a pet form of Benedict ( see Benn ).2 English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic composed of a pet form of the personal name Beniamin ( see Bien , Benjamin ) + German Sohn ‘son’.

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

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  • Raymond Benson in household of John L Benson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond A Benson in household of John L Benson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond Benson, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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