Walter Arthur Post Sr.

17 November 1879–10 January 1934 (Age 54)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Arthur

When Walter Arthur Post Sr. was born on 17 November 1879, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Arther L. Post, was 37 and his mother, Lizzie C., was 33. He married Grace Frances Taylor on 17 June 1903, in Stoughton, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States in 1920. He died on 10 January 1934, in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Miami, Dade, Florida, United States.

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Walter Arthur Post Sr.
Grace Frances Taylor
Marriage: 17 June 1903
Beaula R. Post
Eleanor Post
Elenore Francois Post
Walter Post Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1903Stoughton, Stoughton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1881 · Center of Stove Manufacturing
    Age 2
    "During the late 19th century, cast-iron stove manufacturing became Detroit's top industry and later the city received the nickname, ""Stove Capital of the World."""
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 17
    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.

    Name Meaning

    North German, Danish, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived near a post or pole (Middle Low German, Middle Dutch post, from Latin postis), presumably one of some significance, e.g. serving as a landmark or boundary, or a habitational name from any of several places in northern Germany called Post, probably from this word.North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a messenger or mailman, from post ‘mail’.Probably also an altered form of German Pfost .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Walter Arthur Post, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Walter A Post in household of Arther L Post, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Walter Arthur Post, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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