Walter Robert Graybill

12 June 1920–8 May 1967 (Age 46)
St. George, Washington, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Robert

When Walter Robert Graybill was born on 12 June 1920, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, his father, Warren James Crawford Graybill, was 29 and his mother, Annie Marie Fawcett, was 21. He lived in Monterey Judicial Township, Monterey, California, United States in 1940 and Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1950. He died on 8 May 1967, in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Walter Robert Graybill
Maria Joanne Fiatarone

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 3
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1928 · Fire in the Temple
Age 8
In November of 1928, there was a fire that destroyed the annex of the St. George Temple.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary
Age 14
Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Krehbiel or of Swiss German Krähenbühl (see Krahenbuhl ). Compare Graybeal abnd Kraybill .

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

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Sources (10)

  • Walter R Graybill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Robert Graybill, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Walter R Graybill in household of Warren J Graybill, "United States Census, 1930"

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