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Eugene Irving Whiting
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1904
Upton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: May 22, 1993
Upton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA

his wife,
Hazel (Booth) Whiting
Married June 2, 1928 in Woodstock, Ct.
They were married for 64 yrs.

son of
Irving Hammond Whiting
and
Grace M. (Clark) Whiting

Eugene was born and raised on his parents family farm.
He began his professional career, after early schooling in Upton, with the Draper Corporation in Hopedale. At age 22 he went to Detroit to join Packard Motors. He also attended the University of Detroit for four years.

1930 census
Eugene rents a home at $55.00 a month, 5017 Maxwell St., Detroit Michigan. Age 26.
His occupation is listed as a Tool Designer - Automobile Factory, born Ma.
His wife,
Hazel E. age 20, married at age 18, born Ct.
Inez A. Booth, age 22 born Ct. Occupation Servant - Private home. born Ct.
Inez is Hazel's sister.

At some point, Eugene's brother George joined them, and worked as a tool maker, for Packard Auto Factory.

He returned to Draper Corp. in 1933 as chief tool engineer.

He then founded Whiting Machine Co. which he owned and operated for 40 years, retiring in 1983.
At first he made hypodermic needles and related medical equipment. With his wife, as forewoman of some 20 employees, they produced over a million needles a year for some nine years.

But he favored the world of machines, so in 1955 he became a consulting engineer and inventor, he became known throughout the Worcester area for designing, building and repairing special machinery, much of it automated. He held patents on various kinds of machinery and equipment.

He was chaplain of Montgomery Lodge of Masons in Milford, and a member of the Worcester County Shriner's Club. He was a 32nd degree Mason.
He died of cancer at the age of 89.

Census record, Obituary, and an article in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette by Michael Benson.

Barbara's Clark and Whiting family research
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Irving Hammond Whiting (1871 - 1945)
  Grace Mitchel Clark Whiting (1874 - 1952)
 
 Spouse:
  Hazel E. Booth Whiting (1910 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josephine Priscilla Whiting (1897 - 1990)*
  Olive Mae Whiting Medley (1900 - 1996)*
  Raymond Charles Whiting (1902 - 1986)*
  Eugene Irving Whiting (1904 - 1993)
  George Clark Whiting (1910 - 1998)*
  William Milburn Whiting (1915 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Upton
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Whiting headstone
 
Created by: B K
Record added: Jun 24, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6543532
Eugene Irving Whiting
Added by: B K
 
Eugene Irving Whiting
Added by: B K
 
Eugene Irving Whiting
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- Barb
 Added: May. 20, 2012
Love To Eugene
- From All Your Family, Barb
 Added: May. 20, 2012

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