Emanuel Herr Beecher
Lulu H. Hughes
Henry Augustus Dress
Susan Kinsey
William Stanley Beecher Sr.
Grace Irene Dress
William Stanley Beecher Jr.


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William Stanley Beecher Jr. 1 2 3

  • Born: 3 Feb 1919, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 1 2 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Alice on 4 May 1941 1
  • Died: 22 Oct 1978, Burlington, Middlesex, MA at age 59 1 3 4

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2 William S. Beecher, occupation commercial stationary, 30, was living with wife Grace I, 27; William S. Jr., 11 months old when the census was recorded on 9 Jan 1920. Wiliam's mother was born in Washington DC, and everyone else and their parents in Pennsylvania. They were living in an apartment at 2046 N. Gratz St.

2. Census in 1930 in Oaklyn, Camden, NJ. 5 William S. Beecher, 39, was living with wife Grace I., 38; son William S., 11; and daughter Grace I., 8, who was born in New Jersey; all others were born in Pennsylvania. William Sr.'s father was born in Pennsylvania, his mother in the District of Columbia.

3. He was educated in 1939 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. 6 He was in the Class of 1941 at Northeastern University and is pictured in the 1939 yearbook as a member of Alpha Kappa Sigma fraternity.

4. Census in 1940 in Quincy, Norfolk, MA. 7 The 1940 census reported at renting a home at 93 S. Bayfield Road in Quincy: William S. Beecher, salesman paper manufacture, 49, living with wife Grace, 48; son William S., 21; and daughter Grace I., salesgirl dept. store, 18. In 1935 they were living in the same home. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania except Grace I. in New Jersey.

5. He was educated in 1941 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. 8 He was graudated in 1941 from Northeastern University and listed in the 1941 Yearbook as follows:

William S. Beecher, Jr.
Chemical Engineering
7 East Clinton Ave., Oaklyn, N.J.
Freshman Honor List; Cross Country 1; Track 1; Student Union 4, Vice President 5; News 4, 5; A.C.S.; A.I.Ch.E.; Chess Club 2, 3.
Alpha Kappa Sigma

6. Residence: Beecher, W Stanley (Alice) GE Co. (RW) h 897 Western av, Lynn, Massachusetts in 1945 in Lynn, Essex, MA. 9

7. Residence: Beecher William S. (Alice) chief metallurgist IMCo h 32 Fenwick, Springfield, Massachusetts in 1951 in Springfield, Hampden, MA. 10

8. Residence: 57 Pearl St, Woburn, MA, 01801-6488 in 1978 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. 11

William married Alice on 4 May 1941.1 (Alice was born on 25 Feb 1919 11.)


1 Russ Beecher, <i>Beecher-Copeland Families Tree</i> (Ancestry.com), http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/37930170/person/19159380145.

2 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia Ward 32, Series: T625 Roll: 1633 Page: 244.

3 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Wm Stanley Beecher Jr., SSN 031035788.

4 <i>Social Security Death Index</i>, Death record of Wm Beecher, social security number 031-03-5788.

5 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X4D9-KC4 William S Beecher, Oaklyn, Camden, New Jersey; citing enumeration district (ED) 0153, sheet 22A, family 549, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1324.

6 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. School Yearbooks</i>, 1939 Northeastern University Yearbook, Boston, Massachusetts. Image 113.

7 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, Year: 1940; Census Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: T627_1632; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 11-239. Quincy Ward Area 6.

8 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. School Yearbooks</i>, 1941 Northeastern University Yearbook, Boston, Massachusetts. Image 72.

9 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Lynn, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1945.

10 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, Springfield, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1951.

11 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S. Public Records Index</i> (Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings.), Volume 1.

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