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Chester D. Firestone1

b. 3 March 1906, d. 29 March 2000

Mother Clara Catherine Dinteman1 b. 4 November 1880, d. October 1975
Father William A. Firestone1 b. 2 May 1878, d. March 1975
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Family Esther N. Norton b. 26 February 1908, d. 3 June 1995
Marriage* circa 1935  Principal=Esther N. Norton5 
Children  1. Daniel Firestone b. 13 Oct 1935, d. Apr 1969
  2. Rebecca S. Firestone b. 1939

Birth* 3 March 1906  Chester Twp., Wayne Co., OH1,2 
Census* 1910  1910 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, Chester Township, ED: 161, Series: T624, Roll: 1239, Page: 71A, April 19
Sheet 3A
(enumerated with father, Wm A Firestone)
37, 68, 68, Firestone, Chester D, Son, M, W, 4, S, , , , Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,1 
Census 1920  1920 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, Chester Township, ED: 192, Series: T625, Roll: 1448, Page: 68A, February 11
Sheet 3A
(enumerated with father, W A Firestone)
13, 55, 55, Firestone, Chester, Son, , , M, W, 13, S, , , Yes, Yes, Yes, Ohio, , Ohio, , Ohio, , Yes, None, , ,3 
Census 1930  1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Wayne County, Chester Township, ED 85-7, Series: T626, Roll: 1887, Page: 212A, April 19
Sheet 9A
(enumerated with father, William A Firestone)
29, 218, 224, Firestone, Chester D, Son, , , , Yes, M, W, 24, S, , Yes, Yes, Ohio, Ohio, Ohio, , 59, , , , , Yes, Student-Instructor, State University, 8794, W, Yes, , No, ,4 
Marriage* circa 1935  Principal=Esther N. Norton5 
Death* 29 March 2000  Wooster, Wayne Co., OH2 
SSN* 29 March 2000  Chester D FIRESTONE
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1906
Death Date: 29 Mar 2000
Social Security Number: 277-30-3238
State or Territory Where Number Was Issued: Ohio
Death Residence Localities
ZIP Code: 44691
Localities: Wooster, Wayne, Ohio2 
News/Obit* 31 March 2000  Chester D. Firestone

Chester D. Firestone, 94, of Wooster, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at his home.

He was born March 3, 1906, in Chester Township in Wayne County to William A. and Clara Dintaman Firestone. Mr. Firestone was a graduate of Chester High School and the College of Wooster with a bachelor of science in math. He earned his master's degree in chemistry from Ohio State University. He was a lifetime farmer and taught high school in Congress, Rittman, Chester and Northwestern districts, and also worked with the Federal Land Bank.

In 1933 he coached the championship baseball team from Congress High School. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, where he taught Sunday school, served on the church council and sang in the choir. He also was a member of the Wayne County and Ohio State Jersey Cattle Clubs, past member of the Izaak Walton League, New Pittsburg Lions Club, New Pittsburg Cemetery Board, Wayne County Historical Society, Chester Grange, and Wayne County Retired Teachers. Mr. Firestone was inducted into the Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.

He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Don "Rebecca" Hershey of Wooster; daughter-in-law, Jane Firestone of Lima; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Taylor and Odella Reichert, both of Wooster, Betty Reichert of West Salem, and Marguerite Baker of Brevard, N.C.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Norton Firestone, in 1995, whom he married on June 14, 1932; son, Daniel; and sister, Naomi Kinney.

Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Lariwell St., Wooster. The Rev. Paul Schmidt will officiate.

Burial: New Pittsburg Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Those who wish to make contributions in his memory may do so to: New Pittsburg Lions Club c/o Gene Imhoff, 7356 Ashland Road; New Pittsburg Cemetery Association, c/o Eloise Snoddy, 11001 Ashland Road; Izaak Walton League, 4902 Emalene Road; or to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 A Back Orrville Road. All addresses in Wooster, 44691.

(Appeared in the Medina County Gazette, 31 Mar 2000)6 
Burial* after 31 March 2000  New Pittsburgh Cemetery, Chester Twp., Wayne Co., OH, Transcription: Firestone, Chester D., Born Mar. 3, 1906 Died Mar. 29, 20007 

  1. [S73] 1910 U.S. Federal Census , 1910 U.S. Federal Census.
  2. [S129] SSDI Death Index,.
  3. [S247] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , 1920 U.S. Federal Census.
  4. [S248] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , 1930 U.S. Federal Census.
  5. [S458] People Finders.Com, online
  6. [S503] Obit Central, online
  7. [S626] Find-A-Grave, online

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