Walter William Dufour

Brief Life History of Walter William

When Walter William Dufour was born on 13 January 1908, in Marissa, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, Charles Ira " Charlie" Dufour, was 28 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth " Mattie" Shaw, was 25. He married Winifred Inez Snyder in May 1927, in Pomona, Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Election Precinct 1, Crowley, Colorado, United States in 1940 and Homero, Rorainópolis, Roraima, Brazil in 1985. He died on 22 January 1985, in Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Homer, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States.

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Walter William Dufour
Winifred Inez Snyder
Marriage: May 1927
Lester Allen Dufour

Sources (8)

  • Walter W Dufour, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter William Dufour, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Walter W. Dufour, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.


Historical Boundaries: 1914: Third Judicial District, Alaska Territory, United States 1959: Third Judicial District, Alaska, United States 1960: Greater Anchorage Area, Alaska, United States 1974: Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, United States* *Merged with the city to make a unified city-borough


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

Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Jacques, Normand, Andre, Armand, Gaston, Pierre, Yvon, Donat, Fernand, Julien, Marcel.


nickname for a baker, from du four ‘of the oven’.

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

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