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Roger Stanley Firestone1,2

Male
b. 25 June 1912, d. 28 January 1970


Father Harvey Samuel Firestone1,2 b. 20 December 1868, d. 7 February 1938
Mother Idabelle Smith1,2 b. 10 November 1873, d. 7 July 1954
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Family 1 Mary Davis b. 1915, d. 1 December 1943
Marriage*   Principal=Mary Davis3 
Child  1. John D. Firestone b. 30 Nov 1943

Family 2 Anne Unknown
Marriage* after December 1943  Principal=Anne Unknown3 

Marriage*   Principal=Mary Davis3 
Note*   After the death of his first wife, Roger married Anne ? They had a son and three daughters in addition to son John D. Firestone from his first marriage to Mary Davis. 
Birth* 25 June 1912  Akron, Summit Co., OH2,1,4 
Census* 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, Ward 8, ED: 231, Series: T625, Roll: 1438, Page: 259A, January 13
Sheet 9A, West Market Street
(enumerated with father, Harvey Firestone)
20, 243, 185, Firestone, Roger C, Son, , , M, W, 7, S, , , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, , Michigan, , , None, , ,1 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Summit County, Akron Township, Akron, Ward 8, ED: 77-146, Series: T626, Roll: 1880, Page: 261B, April 10
Sheet 19B, Block 39, West Market Road, Harbel Manor
(enumerated with father, Harvey S Firestone)
91, 202, 203, Firestone, Roger S, Son, , , , No, M, W, 17, S, , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Minnesota, , 59, , , , , Yes, None, , , , , , , ,5 
Marriage* after December 1943  Principal=Anne Unknown3 
SSN* January 1970  Roger FIRESTONE
Birth Date: 25 Jun 1912
Death Date: Jan 1970
Social Security Number: 263-07-5942
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Florida4 
Death* 28 January 1970  Bryn Mawr, Montgomery Co., PA4,3 
News/Obit* 28 January 1970  Obituary,
Firestone Dies
Roger S. Firestone

Bryn Mawr, Pa., Jan. 27 [Special] -- Roger S. Firestone, 57, president of Firestone Palstics company, Pottstown, Pa., and a director of Firestone Tire and Rubber company, Akron, died here late night of an apparent heart attack. He was the youngest of five sons of Harvey S Firestone, founder of Firestone Tire.



Firestone was active in Republican political circles. He had been a member of the county Nixon for President Advisory committee and served in an advisory capacity for the state G. O. P. financial committee.



He was a member of the national executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America, and on Saturday took part in the Boy Scouts Valley Forge council annual meeting. He is survived by his second wife, Anna, two sons, and three daughters.





Appeared in the Chicago Tribune (IL) - January 28, 1970


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Citations
  1. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S85] Firestone Genealogy - 1957, George Ely Russell.
  3. [S323] News Bank.
  4. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  5. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.


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