Walter R Crust

6 July 1892–27 October 1953 (Age 61)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter R

When Walter R Crust was born on 6 July 1892, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Reuben Richard Crust, was 34 and his mother, Grenella Shope, was 32. He married Bessie Rumberger on 5 March 1913. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tyrone, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930 and Tyrone Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 27 October 1953, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Buffalo Run, Patton Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter R Crust
Bessie Rumberger
Marriage: 5 March 1913
Richard Leonard Crust
Mildred Crust
Victor Crust
Kenneth Crust

Spouse and Children


    Bessie Rumberger


5 March 1913


    Richard Leonard Crust


    Mildred Crust


    Victor Crust


    Kenneth Crust


Parents and Siblings



    Roy R Crust


    Harry Thomas Crust


    Joseph M. Crust




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): from Middle English crust(e), Old French crouste ‘crust of bread’, according to Reaney applied as a nickname for a stubborn or obstinate person.

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter R Crust, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter R Crust, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter R Crust, "United States Census, 1920"

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