Family:Whitney, Benjamin Burbank (1884-1974)

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Benjamin Burbank8 Whitney (Charles Edgar7, Ebenezer6, Micah5, Abel4, Nathaniel3, Benjamin2, John1), son of Charles Edgar7 and Julia (Burbank) Whitney, was born 20 May 1884, Phillips, ME, and died 2 Oct 1974, Bangor, ME.

He married 14 Jun 1921, Bangor, ME, Hazel Marie Hall, daughter of Willard S. and Mary H. (Dow) Hall. She was born 2 Jun 1896, Robbinston, Washington Co., ME, and died 3 Nov 1986.

Benjamin Burbank Whitney, a University of Maine graduate, was employed by the Engineering Department of the Maine Central Railroad from May 1912 until 30 Sep 1952, when he retired. His service to the railroad was interrupted by military service in the U.S. Army from Jul 1917 to Jun 1919. He held such positions with the railroad as Rodman and Instrument Man in Portland, ME; Assistant Roadmaster in Waterville and Calais, ME; Roadmaster in Calais, ME; and Track Supervisor in Bangor, ME. He lived at 148 Maple Street and 29 Grove St. in Bangor, ME.

Children of Benjamin Burbank8 and Hazel Marie (Hall) Whitney:

i. Paul Willard9 "Hall" Whitney, b. ca. 1923, ME.


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