Walter Jay Hopton

19 December 1909–6 May 2004 (Age 94)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Jay

When Walter Jay Hopton was born on 19 December 1909, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, his father, Stanley Dent Hopton, was 42 and his mother, Ida May Harrison, was 48. He lived in Geneva Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 6 May 2004, in Geneva, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Sherman, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States.

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Stanley Dent Hopton
Ida May Harrison
Walter Jay Hopton

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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 1
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1913 · Cleveland Museum of Art
Age 4
The Cleveland Museum of Art was founded as a trust from Hinman Hurlbut, John Huntington, and Horace Kelley. It is to be known as the fourth-wealthiest art museum in the United States. The museum opened its doors to the public on June 6, 1916, and is free to the public to come and enjoy the diverse collections inside. Today the museum can be found as the center piece of Wade Park and both are on the National Register of Historic Places.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 26
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Suffolk, and West Yorkshire, so named from Old English hop ‘valley among hills’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (7)

  • Walter J Hopkins in household of Stanley D Hopkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Hopton in household of Ida Hopton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter J Hopton in household of Stanley D Hopton, "United States Census, 1930"

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