Obituary; Harry Benbow, worked at Hemingray

[Trade Journal]

Publication: American Flint

Toledo, OH, United States
vol. 32, no. 6, p. 31, col. 1-2


HARRY BENBOW, age fifty-seven, died March 21st, 1943, in Muncie, Indiana. Death was caused by heart trouble.

"Benny," as he was known by everyone, weighed around three hundred pounds.

Mr. Benbow worked at the window glass trade in Muncie years ago. Later he worked for the old Hemingray Glass Company, where he became a member of the A.F.G.W.U. when this plant was organized in 1933. Since that time he has worked at Alton, Illinois, Winchester, Indiana, and Muncie, Indiana, Owens-Illinois Glass Company, before securing employment at Ball Brothers Company in 1939.

Mr. Benbow was of a genial nature and is very greatly missed by all who knew him.

He is survived by one son, who is in the service, and one daughter.

Burial was made in Muncie, Indiana.


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Researcher:Bob Stahr
Date completed:July 30, 2013 by: Bob Stahr;