Walter Burr Dickerson

10 July 1898–19 April 1978 (Age 79)
Covert, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life of Walter Burr

When Walter Burr Dickerson was born on 10 July 1898, in Covert, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, DeForest W Dickerson, was 32 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Medlock, was 24. He married Jennie M. DARLING on 18 September 1918, in Steuben, New York, United States. He died on 19 April 1978, at the age of 79.

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Walter Burr Dickerson
Rose Wetzel
Marriage: 12 June 1926
Donald Wixom

Spouse and Children

12 June 1926
Monroe, New York, United States


    Donald Wixom


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 19

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

English (mainly East Anglia): patronymic from a pet form of Dick 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Dickerson in household of Deforrest Dickerson, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Walter Dickerson in household of Deforest Dickerson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter Dickerson in household of De Forest Dickerson, "United States Census, 1910"

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