Person:Eli Beck (2)

m. 20 dec 1889
  1. Malazine Beck1891 - 1974
  2. William John Beck1892 - 1971
  3. Evelyn Beck1894 - 1984
  4. Rachel Beck1895 - 1998
  5. Ada May Beck1897 - 1984
  6. James Howard Beck1900 - 1991
  7. Mabel Mary Beck1903 - 1999
  8. Everett Beck1905 - 1907
  9. Eli Beck1907 - 1983
  • HEli Beck1907 - 1983
Facts and Events
Name Eli Beck
Gender Male
Birth? 25 APR 1907 St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Reference Number 356
Death? 6 MAY 1983 New Bedford, MASt. Luke's Hospital
Nationality? Canada
Reference Number? 32
Soc Sec No[1] 070-14-8797
Residence? South Dartmouth Bristol MA 02748 United States

Eli Beck of South Dartmouth, a longtime fisherman and fish dealer, died yesterday at St. Luke's Hospital in New Bedford. He was 76.

Born in St. Lawrence, Newfoundland, Mr. Beck came to New York in his early teens and worked as a fisherman in Brooklyn. He later bacame manager of the Beck and Paul Fish Co. in New York. In the 1930s he moved to New Bedford, where he managed the New Bedford Fillet Co. and later became part-owner of the Homer's Wharf Fish Co. In 1953 he opened B & G Fish Co. in New Bedford, selling to markets in New York, Florida, Philadelphia and Boston. His company also became one of the largest New England dealers of fresh native swordfish. In 1969, he opened Beck's Seafood Market and Galley in South Dartmouth.

Mr. Beck was an honorary member of the Fairhaven Salt Water Fishing Club and was a member of the Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford.

He leaves a son; Dennis Beck of South Dartmouth; a brother, James H. of Arlington, Va.; four sisters; Evelyn Paul of Brooklyn, N.Y., Rachel Clarke of Nova Scotia, Ada Mayo of Newfoundland and Mabel Landick of New Bedford; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Grace Episcopal Church in New Bedford.

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