Walter Hamilton Crawford

8 July 1896–1 April 1964 (Age 67)
Young Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter Hamilton

When Walter Hamilton Crawford was born on 8 July 1896, in Young Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Baxter Crawford, was 43 and his mother, Anna Mary George, was 36. He died on 1 April 1964, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Saltsburg, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William Baxter Crawford
Anna Mary George
Walter Hamilton Crawford

Parents and Siblings

    William Baxter Crawford


    Anna Mary George




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, English, and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the various places, for example in Lanarkshire (Scotland) and Dorset and Lancashire (England) called Crawford, named in Old English with crāwe ‘crow’ + ford ‘ford’.2 English: variant of Crowfoot ( see Crofoot ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter H Crawford in household of Anna M Crawford, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter H Crawford in household of William B Crawford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter H Crawford in household of William B Crawford, "United States Census, 1920"

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