Walter Lee Carrington

11 April 1901–January 1969 (Age 67)
Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Lee

When Walter Lee Carrington was born on 11 April 1901, in Utah, United States, his father, Alfred George Carrington, was 31 and his mother, Ann Burgess Leivers, was 30. He married Gladys Margaret Gale Carrington on 22 July 1925, in King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Seattle, King, Washington, United States for about 49 years. He died in January 1969, in King, Washington, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Evergreen Washelli Memorial Park, Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Walter Lee Carrington
Gladys Margaret Gale Carrington
Marriage: 22 July 1925
Donald Walter Carrington

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land
Age 1
A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument
Age 7
Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
Age 18
The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire) called Carrington, probably named with an unattested Old English personal name Cāra + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.2 Scottish: habitational name from a place in Midlothian named Carrington, probably from Old English Cēriheringa-tūn ‘settlement of Cērihere's people’.

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

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Sources (15)

  • Walter L Carrington in household of George Carrington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter L Carrington, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter L Carrington, "United States Census, 1930"

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