Walter Ambrose Reese

24 August 1894–Dead (Age NaN)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Walter Ambrose

When Walter Ambrose Reese was born on 24 August 1894, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, his father, John A Reese, was 39 and his mother, Eva Effie Turner, was 29. He married Myrtle W. Kearney in 1913.

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Walter Ambrose Reese
1894–
Myrtle W. Kearney
1898–1961

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World Events (3)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 6

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from one of the most common Welsh personal names, Rhys, Old Welsh Rīs ‘ardor’. This was the name of the last ruler of an independent kingdom of Wales, Rhys ap Tewder , who died in 1093 unsuccessfully opposing the Norman advance.2 North German and Dutch: nickname for a very big man, from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch rese ‘giant’.3 German: habitational name from places called Rees or Reese, in Rhineland and Lower Saxony.

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

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  • Walter Reese, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Reese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Reese, "United States Census, 1920"

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