Walter George Witherley

29 December 1890–1952 (Age 61)
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Walter George

When Walter George Witherley was born on 29 December 1890, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, George H. Witherly, was 41 and his mother, Estella Anna Staples, was 29. He had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Blanch V Clark. He lived in Hermon, Penobscot, Maine, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1952, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hermon, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter George Witherley
Blanch V Clark
Paul U Witherly
Lloyd H Witherly
Helen Witherly
Elwin Clark Witherly
Annie E Witherly
Charles D Witherley
Estelle Marguerite Witherly
Helen L Witherly
Leroy M Witherly

Spouse and Children



    Paul U Witherly


    Lloyd H Witherly


    Helen Witherly


    Elwin Clark Witherly


    Annie E Witherly


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George H. Witherly


    Estella Anna Staples




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 8

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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Sources (3)

  • George Witherly, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter G Wetherby, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter G Weatherly, "United States Census, 1920"

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