When Robert Lee (Joe) Walter was born on 10 July 1928, in Bradford Monthly Meeting, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Oran Harold Walter, was 46 and his mother, Regina Loulla Strong, was 37. He lived in Foster Township, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 16 June 1995, in Tawas City, Iosco, Michigan, United States, at the age of 66.
English (of Norman origin), German, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, and Danish: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements wald ‘rule’ + heri, hari ‘army’. This personal name was introduced into England both in the reign of Edward the Confessor and by the Normans (in the forms Walt(i)er, Waut(i)er). After the Norman Conquest it soon became one of the most popular personal names in Britain. Compare Walther .
Germanized or Americanized form of Czech, Slovak, Croatian, and Slovenian Valter and Czech Valtr: from the personal name Valter, Valtr, of ancient Germanic origin (see 1 above).