Raymond Arthur Beecher

24 September 1915–4 August 2009 (Age 93)
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Raymond Arthur

When Raymond Arthur Beecher was born on 24 September 1915, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Clarence Arthur Beecher, was 29 and his mother, Sophie Ostrowski, was 21. He married Helen M Zabkowicz Beecher on 28 November 1936. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 4 August 2009, in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States.

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Raymond Arthur Beecher
Helen M Zabkowicz Beecher
Marriage: 28 November 1936
Raymond Joseph Beecher

Spouse and Children

28 November 1936


Parents and Siblings




    William Beecher


    Marshall Beecher


World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 2

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Southern English: variant of Beech ( see Beach ), the -er suffix having a locative sense.2 Americanized form of German Bücher (cognate with 1) ( see Bucher ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Raymond Beecher in household of Clarence Beecher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ray Beecher in household of Clarence E Beecher, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Raymond A Beecher, "United States Census, 1940"

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