Reuben Stockwell Winchester

26 February 1902–28 April 1971 (Age 69)
Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Reuben Stockwell

When Reuben Stockwell Winchester was born on 26 February 1902, in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Luther Winchester, was 36 and his mother, Adeline Rowe Stockwell, was 34. He married Catherine Vosburgh on 2 June 1928, in Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in South Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 28 April 1971, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69.

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Reuben Stockwell Winchester
Catherine Vosburgh
Marriage: 2 June 1928
William Richard Winchester
Royden S Winchester

Spouse and Children

2 June 1928
Suffolk, New York, United States


    William Richard Winchester


    Royden S Winchester


Parents and Siblings

    William Luther Winchester


    Adeline Rowe Stockwell




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 3

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 21

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in Hampshire, so named from the addition of Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’) to the Romano-British name Venta, of disputed origin.

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

Sources (3)

  • Reubin S Winchester in household of Adaline R Winchester, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruben S Winchester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Reuben Winchester, "United States Census, 1930"

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