William Wirt Winchester
|Birthplace:||Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA|
|Death:||Died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA|
|Cause of death:||Tuberculosis|
|Place of Burial:||New Haven, CT, USA|
|Occupation:||Gun Company owner, 2nd President, Winchester President|
|Managed by:||Private User|
Historical records matching William Wirt Winchester
About William Wirt Winchester
William Wirt Winchester (1837 – March 7, 1881) was the second president of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company from 1880 to 1881.
He was the son of Oliver Fisher Winchester and Jane Ellen Hope and was born in Boston. His siblings include: Ann Rebecca Winchester (1835-1864) who married Charles B. Dye; and Hannah Jane Winchester who married Thomas Gray Bennett. William married Sarah Lockwood Pardee on September 30, 1862. On July 15, 1866, Sarah gave birth to their only child, Annie Pardee Winchester, but the baby died six weeks later of marasmus. William died in New Haven, Connecticut on March 7, 1881 of tuberculosis. He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery in New Haven.
William Winchester was William Philo Hibbard's 6th cousin once removed
Gun Company Owner
William Wirt Winchester was the second president of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company from 1880 to 1881. He was the son of Oliver Fisher Winchester who manufactured and marketed the first Winchester repeating rifle.
William Wirt Winchester's Timeline
June 22, 1837
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
September 30, 1862
New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA
July 12, 1866
March 7, 1881
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
New Haven, CT, USA