Theodore S. Whitney

 
 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

Florida native Theodore Stephen Whitney was born in Tampa on May 2nd 1905 to Herbert L. Whitney and Alice Simonton Whitney...

☆ Interesting events that occurred in Mr. Whitney's birth year of 1905 included...

▪ On March 4th, 1905 Theodore Roosevelt begins his first full term as President in his second inauguration... He initially became President after the assassination of President William McKinley in September of 1901...

▪ On March 17th, 1905 Franklin Delano Roosevelt married his 5th cousin Eleanor Roosevelt; Newly inaugurated President Theodore Roosevelt, the bride's uncle, gives her away.

▪ On May 15th, 1905 Las Vegas, Nevada is founded when 110 acres in what later becomes downtown, are auctioned off...

▪ On October 5th, 1905 The Wright Brothers' 3rd aeroplane (Wright Flyer III) stays in the air for 39 minutes with Wilbur piloting. This is the first aeroplane flight lasting over half an hour...

▪ On December 24th, 1905 Howard Hughes, American business magnate, investor, director, pilot, and philanthropist is born in Humble, Texas...

 

Theodore was employed as an electrician when he married his wife Ruth Cecilia Defees on June 17th 1937.... The couple had 2 children... 

Theodore enlisted to serve the United States Navy on October 28th 1940... He and his wife Ruth divorced in 1948... 

Theodore Stephen Whitney passed away on April 15th 1971....

 

☆ Theodore Stephen Whitney☆

☆ beloved husband & father ☆

☆ Veteran of the Second World War ☆

     ...Before & After...

 

published by: Jen armbruster
The Good Cemeterian Historical Preservation Project, 2018


 
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