Clayton Eugene Walker

21 February 1915–3 July 1999 (Age 84)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Clayton Eugene

When Clayton Eugene Walker was born on 21 February 1915, in Kansas, United States, his father, Henry Nelson Walker, was 31 and his mother, Ruby Winifred Harold, was 26. He married Loreta Louise Yorgensen in 1980. He lived in Union Township, Sheridan, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 3 July 1999, in Burr Oak, Jewell, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Burr Oak Cemetery, Burr Oak, Jewell, Kansas, United States.

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Clayton Eugene Walker
Loreta Louise Yorgensen
Marriage: 1980

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1917 · Buffalo Bill Dies in Denver

Age 2

"On Jan 10 1917, famous showman, William ""Buffalo Bill"" Cody dies, while visiting his sister in Denver, Colorado. The cause of death was kidney failure."
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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  • Clayton E Walker in household of Henry N Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clyte E Walker in household of Henery N Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clayton Eugene Walker, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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