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Walter Howard Benson
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1882
Death: Feb. 15, 1958

Providence Journal
February 16, 1958

Walter H. Benson

Walter H. Benson, of 4
Maple Street, Cranston, died
yesterday at his home after a long
illness.
He was born in the Pontiac
section of Warwick September 8,
1882, son of the late Albert and Eliza
Benson. Mr. Benson lived in
Cranston for 40 years. He worked at
the Cranston Print Works for 30
years retiring in 1950.
Surviving are his wife Mrs.
Evelyn (Pomfret) Benson; a daughter
Mrs. Ann Murray; and three
grandchildren.
The funeral will be held
Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the Prata
Funeral Home, 1488 Westminster St.
Burial will be in North Burial
Ground.



Burial Date: 02/18/1958

*After further research I hav e found that uncle Walt was actually born on Sept. 7 1879 Not 1882 as reported in the obituary. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Albert John Benson (1851 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Grace Pomfret Benson (1909 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Annie Elizabeth Benson Murray (1928 - 2006)*
 
 Sibling:
  Walter Howard Benson (1882 - 1958)
  Warren E. Benson (1903 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
none, His name does not appear on the headstone.
 
Burial:
North Burial Ground
Providence
Providence County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: Sarah Pomfret Lot#6090 Section 2
 
Created by: Clarence Micke
Record added: Jun 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6538693
Walter Howard Benson
Added by: Clarence Micke
 
Walter Howard Benson
Added by: Clarence Micke
 
Walter Howard Benson
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Added by: David Boudreau
 
 
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- Jen Snoots
 Added: Feb. 10, 2006
 
 
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