Walter Benjamin Kline

Male19 March 1889–24 February 1938

Brief Life History of Walter Benjamin

Walter Benjamin Kline was born on 19 March 1889, in Ashland, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 24 February 1938, in Connerton, Butler Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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    World Events (3)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    1890 · Woman's Suffrage

    Age 1

    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 16

    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. 

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German, Dutch, and Jewish Klein .

    Slovenian: derivative of klin ‘wedge, wooden peg’, used as a topographic name for someone who lived on a wedge-shaped piece of land.

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

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