Walter Thurman Biley Cox

14 May 1916–12 November 1963 (Age 47)
Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Thurman Biley

When Walter Thurman Biley Cox was born on 14 May 1916, in Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, United States, his father, William Newton Cox, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Irena Carlyle, was 31. He married Stella Mae Wilkett on 10 July 1937, in Atkins, Pope, Arkansas, United States. He lived in Wilmot, Ashley, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Wilson Township, Pope, Arkansas, United States in 1940. He died on 12 November 1963, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 47.

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Walter Thurman Biley Cox
Stella Mae Wilkett
Marriage: 10 July 1937

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting
Age 6
In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
Age 13
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Walter Cox in household of Will N Cox, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cox in household of William Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter T Cox, "United States Census, 1940"

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