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PIONEER

Lewis Eckel GILLINGHAM  1882-1963

nationality
occupation
birth 15 Jan 1882, Chicago, Illinois, USA
baptism
death 1 Oct 1963, Santa Clara, California, USA
burial = cremation: 1 Oct 1963, Los Gatos Memorial Park, San Jose, Santa Clara Co., CA., USA
marriage (1) married on .... 1906, New Jersey, USA
Florence M. KLINE/KLEIN

b. 20 Nov 1879, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
d. .................

children
  • Lewis Eckel Jr

    b. 22 Nov 1911, Collingswood, Camden, New Jersey, USA
    d. 12 Nov 1990, San Diego, California, USA

marriage (2) married on 18 Feb 1932, Kobe, JAPAN
Eileen Caroline WINTER

b. 25 Mar 1907, West Ham, Essex, ENGLAND
d. 24 Nov 2001, Redding, California, USA (93y)

children
  • Janet Rosemary

    b. 25 Nov 1935, St. Luke’s International Medical Center, Tokyo, JAPAN
    d. ...................


PARENTS

father Charles Wood GILLINGHAM

b. 11 Jul 1853 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
d. 4 Sep 1892, Hammonton, Atlantic, New Jersey, USA

mother Mary Ann “Annie” ECKEL

b. 2 Mar 1855, ........, Pennsylvania, USA
d. 5 Jan 1930, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

marriage
children
  • Anna Brinton

    b. 22 Feb 1880, ......., Kansas, USA
    d. 3 Aug 1956, Santa Clara, CA, USA

  • Lewis Eckel

    b. 15 Jan 1882, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    d. 1 Oct 1963, Santa Clara, California, USA


LIFE






Lewis Eckel GOLLINGHAM (43y)
+ Ralph Richmond LAYTE (32y)
+ Violet Rosiland (= Rosalind) LAYTE (29y)
SS "PRESIDENT PIERCE"
dep.: 28 July 1925, Yokohama, JAPAN
arr.: 12 Aug 1925, San Francisco, USA
Address RRL, VRL and LEG in USA: c/o W. J. Kingsland Co., 24 State St, New York City, NY, USA



Lewis E. GILLINGHAM (52y) engineer
+ Eileen GILLINGHAM (27y)
SS "EUROPA"
dep.: 18 July 1934, Southampton, ENGLAND
arr.: 23 July 1934, New York, USA
Home: 139 C Bluff, Yokohama, JAPAN


NOTES

  • Gillingham Sails for Japan. Well-known Recording Expert Joins Forces of Nipponophone Co., of Yokohama; Identified with the Industry for Many Years (in The Talking Machine World, Vol. XVIII, No. 7, New York, 15 July 1922, p. 49.)
  • L. E. Gillingham, From Japan, Visits Gotham Trade (in: The Talking Machine World, Vol. XX, No. 7, New York, 15 July 1924, p. 132.)
  • L. E. Gillingham Is Now Assistant General Manager (in: The Talking Machine World of 15 May 1925.)
  • J. R. Geary Visits America (in: The Talking Machine World, Vol. XXIII, No. 3, New York, March 1927, p. 122.)


COMPANIES & LABELS


NIPPONOPHONE


PHOTOS

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THANK YOU


Maria Kapkidi