Walter Roy Dickinson

Male5 May 1898–25 April 1950

Brief Life History of Walter Roy

When Walter Roy Dickinson was born on 5 May 1898, in Cincinnati Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States, his father, John Dickinson, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Leona Brownrigg, was 38. He married Mildred Hardy about 1931. He lived in Hyde Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 8 years. He registered for military service in 1919. In 1936, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as policeman in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on 25 April 1950, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Walter Roy Dickinson
Ivy Marie Anderson
Marriage: 4 November 1937
Lewis Elliot Hartzog Dickinson

Sources (19)

  • Walter Roy Dickinson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Walter Dickinson, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Walter R Dickinson in entry for Lewis Elliot Dickinson and Margaret Rae Lane, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1937Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 2

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

    Age 8

    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 14

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Dickenson , a patronymic from the Middle English personal name Dicun a pet form of Richard (see Dicken ) + son.

    History: Jonathan Dickinson, the first president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), was born in Hatfield, MA, in 1688. Both his parents came from pioneer Connecticut Valley stock.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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