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Benson Smith Philbrick
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Birth: May 25, 1874
Calumet
Houghton County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 30, 1957
Hoquiam
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA

WA--Aberdeen Daily World..30 Jul 1957
BENSON S PHILBRICK: Hoquiam; 83, A Hoquiam pioneer & one of the Harbor's top oldtime fish-erman died last night in a local rest home after a brief illness. MrPhilbrick, resident of Hoquiam for the past 71yrs, was noted as an expert fisherman & enthusiastic baseball player. He was a member of the DiamondS team, the first semi-pro baseball team organized in Hoquiam. During his active years, he was prominent along the Harbor waterfront & aided in organi-zing the Longshoreman's union here in which he served as treasurer. He had been widely acclaimed on the harbor for his fishing prow-ess & was considered an expert in the days of sailboat fishing before the advent of the pow-er boat. He retired from the business 25yrs ago. Several years ago, after his retirement, a group of University of Washington fisheries authorities requested his assistance in a study they were conducting at the time. His brother, Ralph was twice Mayor of Hoquiam & postmas-ter of the city. He served in 1918-20 & from 1939 to his death in Jan 1945.
MrPhilbrick & his wife Margaret, who died in 1939 were married in Hoquiam. He was born in Wausau WI & came to Hoquiam at the age of 12. At the time of death he made his residence with his son-Lewis. Surviving besides his son Lewis are a dau: Mrs Henry Morris-Sumner; 2 other sons: Albert-Hoquiam, Earl-SanLorenzo CA; 6 grandchildren & a bro: Edward-Olympia. Funeral services will be Friday at the Coleman chapel with the RevMax Christian officiating. Interment will follow in the family plot at Sunset Memorial Park.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benson Samuel Philbrick (1840 - 1914)
  Mary M Atkinson Philbrick (1849 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Crothers Philbrick (1876 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Amos W Philbrick (1867 - ____)*
  Clarence E Philbrick (1869 - 1954)*
  Ralph L Philbrick (1871 - 1945)*
  Benson Smith Philbrick (1874 - 1957)
  Edgar Allen Philbrick (1878 - 1966)*
  Arthur Garfield Philbrick (1881 - 1942)*
  Pearl Philbrick (1883 - 1899)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memorial Park
Hoquiam
Grays Harbor County
Washington, USA
Plot: OldSec 22-3
 
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Mar 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49234517
Benson Smith Philbrick
Added by: Rita Seeley
 
Benson Smith Philbrick
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MOST ALL desire--A Forget me not! We should remember Andrew Betts-an early settler of CrawfordCnty PA as the father of this large family group. Rest in peace one & all; One more of the many distant cousins-Dianna
- DJ Csikos
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
From distant cousin Dianna; A wife, mom, sis, dau & niece of US VETS. THANK YOU for serving our country in---Span-American War
- DJ Csikos
 Added: Nov. 14, 2011
 
 
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