Walter Francis Schaffer

16 January 1891–15 September 1964 (Age 73)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Walter Francis

When Walter Francis Schaffer was born on 16 January 1891, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, William Schaffer, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Ellen Conley, was 34. He married Elfrieda M Krueger on 15 August 1914, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 15 September 1964, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Walter Francis Schaffer
Elfrieda M Krueger
Marriage: 15 August 1914
William Walter Schaffer
David John Schaffer

Spouse and Children

15 August 1914
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States


    William Walter Schaffer


    David John Schaffer


Parents and Siblings

    William Schaffer


    Margaret Ellen Conley




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World Events (8)

1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 1

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a steward or bailiff, from an agent derivative of Middle High German schaffen ‘to manage’.2 South German (Schäffer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Schaefer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter F Shaffer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter F Schaffer in household of William Schaffer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter F Schaffer in household of William Schaffer, "United States Census, 1910"

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