William Benedict (1907 - 1969)

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William Benedict
1907 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
William Benedict was born on April 18, 1907. He died in July 1969 at age 62. We know that William Benedict had been residing in Bell, Los Angeles County, California 90201.


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William Benedict passed away in July 1969 at 62 years of age. He was born on April 18, 1907. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Benedict had been residing in Bell, Los Angeles County, California 90201.
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In 1907, in the year that William Benedict was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1918, at the age of just 11 years old, William was alive when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1930, by the time he was 23 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1952, when he was 45 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, in the year of William Benedict's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Other William Benedicts

William J Benedict
Born: around 1911
Utah, United States
William W Jr Benedict
Born: around 1923
California, United States
William Benedict
Born: around 1923
Washington, United States
William B Benedict
Born: around 1920
California, United States
William R Benedict
Born: around 1909
Missouri, United States
William M Jr Benedict
Born: around 1918
Kansas, United States
William R Benedict
Born: around 1910
Wisconsin, United States
William T Benedict
Born: around 1921
United States
William Benedict
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
William C Benedict
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
William J Benedict
Born: around 1925
Indiana, United States
William E Benedict
Born: around 1903
Maryland, United States
William H Benedict
Born: around 1920
New Jersey, United States
William Benedict
Born: around 1906
New York, United States
William L Benedict
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
William R Benedict
Born: around 1915
Connecticut, United States
William H Benedict
Born: around 1918
District Of Columbia, United States
William G Benedict
Born: around 1922
United States
William N Benedict
Born: around 1929
Michigan, United States
William G Benedict
Born: around 1926
Michigan, United States

Other Benedicts

James Benedict
Feb 1, 1919 - April 1981
Downey, California
Ida Benedict
Aug 25, 1883 - January 1978
Montebello, California
William Benedict
Dec 12, 1907 - May 1986
East Haven, Connecticut
Irwin Benedict
Dec 29, 1916 - July 1982
Mentone, California
Leo M Benedict
May 11, 1915 - Feb 18, 1988
Charles Benedict
Feb 16, 1907 - July 1986
Las Vegas, Nevada
Curtis C Benedict
Jan 25, 1893 - Dec 30, 1991
Charles City, IA
Neva Benedict
Apr 22, 1900 - Dec 25, 1988
Bakersfield, CA
Bernice E Benedict
Sep 6, 1901 - Sep 8, 2000
Burlingame, CA
Marion Benedict
May 27, 1903 - June 1968
Romeo, Michigan
Barbara J Benedict
Oct 25, 1932 - Apr 28, 1998
Merlin, OR
Harris M Benedict
Aug 13, 1907 - May 29, 1998
Pasadena, CA
William H Benedict
Nov 6, 1939 - May 29, 2003
Pittsford, MI
Lyle Wallace Benedict
Dec 23, 1946 - Aug 20, 2011
Applegate, California
Terry Alan Benedict
Jan 31, 1946 - Apr 28, 2008
San Pablo, California
Patricia Atherton Benedict
Sep 9, 1947 - Jun 22, 2008
Pomona, California
Alice M Benedict
Sep 2, 1886 - Feb 15, 1971
Sacramento, CA
Margie Benedict
Oct 30, 1879 - January 1984
Riverside, California
Philip John Benedict
Nov 6, 1950 - Nov 28, 2009
Orrin A Benedict
Jul 30, 1919 - Jan 3, 1992
Downey, CA

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Olive M Crews
Nov 23, 1890 - May 1990
Thousand Palms, CA
Marie Edwards
Nov 17, 1898 - November 1979
Solvang, California
Emily Ross
Nov 30, 1890 - January 1969
Salem, Oregon
Ezell Thompson
Aug 25, 1892 - June 1976
Bandon, Oregon
Bennett Rinehart
Jan 7, 1878 - December 1963
Catherine Peterson
Mar 28, 1898 - January 1980
Onida Griffin
Aug 19, 1900 - February 1985
John G Ratzlaff
Dec 6, 1917 - Jul 7, 1996
Covina, CA
Frank J Roman
Oct 4, 1911 - Feb 16, 1989
Norwalk, CA
John Rouse
May 22, 1879 - October 1962
John Rowland
Jan 13, 1898 - December 1974
Murray, Kentucky
Henry Turner
Nov 23, 1905 - July 1986
Long Beach, California
Adolph Urias
May 28, 1912 - February 1976
Montebello, California
William L Wilson
Jun 10, 1910 - Dec 12, 1988
Salina, OK
Pearl Henderson
Apr 30, 1899 - May 1978
Alfred Hamilton
Apr 18, 1886 - April 1963
John N Abaroa
Dec 20, 1906 - Dec 27, 1991
Los Angeles, CA
Frank F Alvarado
Mar 7, 1912 - Mar 30, 1995
La Puente, CA
Walter C Alvarado
Feb 9, 1917 - Sep 2, 1992
Los Angeles, CA
Patrick Linares
Dec 27, 1908 - Dec 3, 1987
Escondido, CA
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