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William Wirt Winchester

Birthdate: (43)
Birthplace: Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Death: March 7, 1881 (43)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (Tuberculosis )
Place of Burial: New Haven, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Oliver Fisher Winchester and Jane Ellen Winchester
Husband of Sarah Lockwood Winchester (Pardee)
Father of Annie Pardee Winchester
Brother of Ann Rebecca Winchester and Hannah Jane Winchester

Occupation: Gun Company owner, 2nd President, Winchester President
Managed by: Private User
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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.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wirt_Winchester


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.


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William Wirt Winchester's Timeline

1837
June 22, 1837
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
1866
June 15, 1866
Age 28
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States
1881
March 7, 1881
Age 43
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
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New Haven, CT, USA