|Richard Strader Collum Beecher
Noted events in his life were:
1. Census in 1930 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 8 The 1930 census recorded Fred C. Beecher, 56, born in New York, living with wife Sarah C., 54, born in Indiana. Living with them: sons Richard S., 25; Lee C., 23; David, 20; and daughter Lucille, 13. The children were born in Pennsylvania.
2. Census in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 3 The 1940 census recorded at 6629 Lebanon Avenue: Richard Beecher, clerk, 36, living with wife Helen, 38, and daughter Barbara, 9 months old. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania and lived in the same house in 1935.
3. Occupation: Federal Works Agency, 232 N 11th St., Philadelphia, PA on 16 Feb 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4
4. He was described as 5' 8 1/2" 150 lbs. Blue eyes brown hair on 16 Feb 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4
5. Residence: 6024 Latona St, Philadelphia, PA on 16 Feb 1942 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4
6. Obituary: Tampa Bay Times: obituary of Richard S. C. Beecher on 18 May 1975 in Tampa, Hillsborough, FL. 7 BEECHER, RICHARD S. C., 70, of 292 107th Ave., Treasure Island, retired supervisor with the U.S. Civil Service Commission, Washington, D.C., Saturday (May 17, 1975). Fred H. Kenfield Funeral Home.
Richard married Anna Helen Walls in 1934 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.1 (Anna Helen Walls was born on 7 Jul 1901 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA,3 9 died on 17 May 1951 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10 11 and was buried in Yeadon: Holy Cross Cemetery, Delaware, PA 10.)
1 Ancestry.com, <i>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Marriage Index, 1885-1951</i>, Richard S. C. Beecher and Anna H. Walls m. 1934, marriage license 633998.
2 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MGHN-FQR Frederick C Beecher, Ford City, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 39, NARA microfilm publication T624, FHL microfilm 1375322.
3 <i>1940 United States Census</i>, Year: 1940; Census Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3723; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 51-1116.
4 Ancestry.com, U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Richard Strader Collum Beecher b. 3 Oct 1904 Ford CIty, PA.
5 FamilySearch.org, <i>Florida Death Index, 1877-1998</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VVQC-HLS Richard S Beecher, 17 May 1975.
6 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141074933.
7 <i>Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, FL)</i>, 18 May 1975, page 40. Obituary of Richard S. C. Beecher.
8 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XH4N-2FN Fred C Beecher, Philadelphia (Districts 0251-0500), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0496, sheet , family 239.
9 <i>Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906</i> (www.FamilySearch.org), Anna Helene Walls b. 7 Jul 1901, father Augustine F. Walls, mother Anna Marie.
10 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21090252.
11 <i>Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA)</i>, 20 May 1951, page 67. Obituary of Anna Walls Beecher.
12 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/141074901.