Richard Dale Walker

7 June 1934–16 November 1980 (Age 46)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Richard Dale

When Richard Dale Walker was born on 7 June 1934, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Walker, was 23 and his mother, Vinnie Ruth Grizzle, was 20. He died on 16 November 1980, in Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 46.

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Family Time Line

William Walker
1910–1975
Vinnie Ruth Grizzle
1914–2008
Richard Dale Walker
1934–1980

Parents and Siblings

    William Walker

    Male1910–1975Male

    Vinnie Ruth Grizzle

    Female1914–2008Female

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1942 · Atomic Energy Plant at Oak Ridge

Age 8

The atomic energy plant that was built in Oak RIdge, Tennessee. The land was acquired secretly by the government in order to help with the Manhattan Project. The Uranium for the project was housed in the facility.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 13

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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