Walter B. Hamblin

25 May 1868–9 September 1940 (Age 72)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Walter B.

When Walter B. Hamblin was born on 25 May 1868, in Kansas, United States, his father, Alson Hamblin, was 27 and his mother, Catharine Skinner, was 31. He married Emma J. Parker on 14 March 1900, in Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States. He lived in Oxnard, Ventura, California, United States for about 5 years and Oxnard Judicial Township, Ventura, California, United States in 1940. He died on 9 September 1940, in Ventura, California, United States, at the age of 72.

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Walter B. Hamblin
Emma J. Parker
Marriage: 14 March 1900

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14 March 1900
Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 1

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Hamlin .2 Variant of French Hamelin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Hamblin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Hamblin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter B Hamblin, "United States Census, 1910"

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