Burton Lynn Whalin, Sr.

22 December 1918–13 April 1993 (Age 74)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Burton Lynn

When Burton Lynn Whalin, Sr. was born on 22 December 1918, in Michigan, United States, his father, Lynn Arthur Whalin, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Sophia Buckhardt, was 30. He married Anna Kathryn McKeny on 3 July 1948, in Steuben, Indiana, United States. He lived in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 13 April 1993, in Norwalk, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 74.

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Burton Lynn Whalin, Sr.
Anna Kathryn McKeny
Marriage: 3 July 1948

Spouse and Children

3 July 1948
Steuben, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Sophia Buckhardt




    Ruth C. Whalin



    Gladys Whalin


World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · The Detroit Wall

Age 2

The Detroit Wall is a half mile long wall that was constructed to serve as a wall of racial separation as a physical barrier between white and black homeowners in northwest Detroit. Today the wall is mostly gone with only a small portion of it located at a local park.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Whelan .2 Americanized spelling of the Swedish ornamental name Walin, Valin ( see Vallin ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Burton Whalin in household of Lynn Whalin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Burton Whalin in household of Lynn Whalin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Burton Lynn Whalin, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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