Walter Crane

1912–1999 (Age 87)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Crane was born in 1912, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Michael Ignatius Crane, was 32 and his mother, May Hedrick, was 31. He lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died in 1999, in Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 87.

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Michael Ignatius Crane
May Hedrick
Michael Crane
Elmer M Crane
Thomas Wesley Crane
Catherina Viola Crane
Walter Crane
Earl Robert Crane
Mae Crane
Clayton Joseph Crane
Marieta Crane

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 0

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 1

A strike led by silk mill workers in Paterson, New Jersey. The primary demands of the strike were focused on improved quality of working conditions and establishing an eight-hour workday limit. Two protestors were killed during the strike, and over 1,850 workers were arrested. The strike ultimately ended in failure, due to the manufacturers' inability to accept the demands of the strikes.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 23

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

1 English: nickname, most likely for a tall, thin man with long legs, from Middle English cran ‘crane’ (the bird), Old English cran, cron. The term included the heron until the introduction of a separate word for the latter in the 14th century.2 Dutch: variant spelling of Krane .3 English translation of German Krahn or Kranich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Crane in household of Michael I Crane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Crane in household of Michal Crane, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Crane in household of Michael I Crane, "United States Census, 1920"

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