Benjamin M. Berinstein

Birth Name Benjamin M. Berinstein [1] [2a] [2b]
Gramps ID I0938
Gender male
Age at Death 64 years, 2 months, 7 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 25 March 1901   Birth of Benjamin M. Berinstein

Death June 1965   Death of Benjamin M. Berinstein

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Married Wife Anna J. Newhouse [I0934]
  1. William Berinstein [I0935]


Source References

  1. Email from William Berinstein, 9 November 2009 [S0374]
  2. [S0357]
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        Ben was the proprietor of the Syracuse Bowling Center back in 1941, when it became the fifth bowling center in the U.S. to be equipped with automatic pinsetters. He also did a lot of work for bowling behind the scenes serving as president of both the New York State and National Bowling Proprietors Associations. He was the originator of the New York State Junior bowling championships in 1960. In 1960, he also chaired the committee that obtained passage of a bill allowing children under the age of sixteen to bowl in New York State.

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        The Berinstein family were outstanding promoters of the game of bowling. Bill worked for his father, Hall of Famer Benjamin, as manager of the Syracuse Bowling Center until Ben passed away in 1965. At the time he became proprietor of the Syrause Bowling Center, the Sunset Bowling Center in Utica ( until 1981 ) , the State Bowling Center in Binghamton and in 1981 the Lakeview Bowling Center in Liverpool.

        He was one of the originators of the Central New York Gold Pin Fun Centers. This group helped to bring Bowling for Dollars, Championship Bowling and the TV- Challenge bowling show for juniors to TV-3 in 1978.He along with Mary Jane Egloff helped to start the very popular Women's Masters tournament and the Women's Alibi tournament.

        Many times he donated the use of his lanes for the Seniors tournament, the Cystic Fibrosis Bowl for Breath tournament, Christmas fund raisers for the Boy Scouts and organized bowling for the blind, mentally challenged and school children. William was also very instrumental in bringing professional bowling to Syracuse.

  3. Social Security Death Index about Benjamin Berinstein [S0358]


    1. Benjamin M. Berinstein
      1. Anna J. Newhouse
        1. William Berinstein