Walter Raymond Grotz

19 July 1906–29 December 1996 (Age 90)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Walter Raymond

When Walter Raymond Grotz was born on 19 July 1906, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, his father, William Grotz, was 29 and his mother, Edythe Eleanor Love, was 26. He married Erna Martha Jenni on 11 October 1934, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1910 and Harrington Park, Bergen, New Jersey, United States for about 25 years. He died on 29 December 1996, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 90.

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Walter Raymond Grotz
1906–1996
Erna Martha Jenni
1910–1998
Marriage: 11 October 1934
Walter E Grotz
1940–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1934
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
children

(1)

    Walter E Grotz

    Male1940–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1911

Age 5

The Standard Oil Company had reached a point of almost complete monopoly, managing over 90% of oil flows in the United States. The Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was a large, integrated association that produced, transported, refined, and marketed the product. In 1911, the Supreme Court declared that the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey was in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act. As a result, it was split into 34 smaller companies.
1931

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

South German:1. topographic name for someone living by a pine forest, from Grotz ‘pine tree top’. 2. nickname from Alemannic and Swabian grotz ‘little man’, ‘shrimp’, originally ‘butt end’ (e.g. of an apple).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter R Grotz in household of William Grotz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter R Grotz in household of William Grotz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter R Grotz in household of William Grotz, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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