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Robert Elmer Whitney

Robert Elmer Whitney

Male 1915 - 2006  (90 years)

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  • Name Robert Elmer Whitney 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 26 Jun 1915  Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    History Robert graduated in 1933 from Orange High School. In 1942, with his brother, Richard, he founded Whit's Diner. During World War II, he was a T/4 in the Army serving at Fort Lewis, Washington. Robert retired in 1973 from running Whit's Diner. According to his obituary, "In his years of retirement Robert enjoyed buying, restoring and selling antiques, listening to music, walking and traveling. He also was a member of the Orange American Legion Post 172, the former VFW and an active member of the Peter Delvee Family Association.?  [1
    Died 20 Apr 2006  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2111  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Calvin
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2014 

    Father Glenn Elmer Whitney,   b. 26 Oct 1895, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1977, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Eleanor F. Roberts,   b. 19 Dec 1895,   d. 11 Jun 1982  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 05 Dec 1914  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Margaret Warner,   b. 28 Apr 1918, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 2000, Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 02 Oct 1942  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Robert Craig Whitney
     2. John Keith Whitney
     3. Linda Eleanor Whitney
     4. Glenn Edward Whitney
     5. Sue Ellen Whitney
     6. Mary Jane Whitney
     7. Jay Stephen Whitney
     8. Joyce Ann Whitney
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jun 1915 - Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 Oct 1942 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Apr 2006 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Bob Whitney - 1999
    Bob Whitney - 1999
    Bob Whitney at the 1999 Delvee Reunion

  • Sources 
    1. [S485] Obituary of Robert E. Whitney, (Athol Daily News, Athol, Massachusetts, 22 April 2006).

    2. [S746] Obituary of Marion J. Bolza, (Athol Daily News, Athol, Massachusetts, 14 November 2011).

    3. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).