Walter Charles Goodwin

1936–2005 (Age 68)
Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Walter Charles

When Walter Charles Goodwin was born on 9 September 1936, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, his father, Castella Snell Goodwin, was 60 and his mother, Naomi Pound, was 23. He lived in School District 2A Hyatt Park, Richland, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 27 April 2005, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Gaston, Lexington, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Castella Snell Goodwin
Naomi Pound
Gilbert Arthur Goodwin
Effie Louise Goodwin
Walter Charles Goodwin
Richard Bruce Goodwin
John Paul Goodwin

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 1

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 13

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 19

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Godewyn, Old English Gōdwine, composed of the elements gōd ‘good’ + wine ‘friend’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Charles Goodwyn in household of Costello Goodwyn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Walter Charles Goodwin, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Walter Charles Goodwin, "Find A Grave Index"

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