Kenneth A Walker

14 January 1900–15 June 1954 (Age 54)
Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States

The Life of Kenneth A

When Kenneth A Walker was born on 14 January 1900, in Hartford City, Blackford, Indiana, United States, his father, Edgar Okley Walker, was 24 and his mother, Lula Jane Smith, was 21. He married Mildred Ruth McCord on 12 July 1929, in Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States. He lived in Adamston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Hammond, Lake, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 June 1954, in Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States.

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Kenneth A Walker
Mildred Ruth McCord
Marriage: 12 July 1929

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12 July 1929
Valparaiso, Center Township, Porter, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 6

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • Kenneth A Walker in household of Edward Walker, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Kenneth A Walker in household of Edgar Walker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Kenneth Walker, "United States Census, 1940"

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