Hubert Brooks Altizer

9 December 1917–6 June 1969 (Age 51)
Pleasant Hill, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Hubert Brooks

When Hubert Brooks Altizer was born on 9 December 1917, in Pleasant Hill, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, his father, William Irby Altizer, was 20 and his mother, Chloe Catherine Day, was 19. He married Helen Belva Akers on 16 June 1937, in Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Buchanan, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Garden Magisterial District, Buchanan, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 6 June 1969, at the age of 51, and was buried in Clinch Valley, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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Hubert Brooks Altizer
Helen Belva Akers
Marriage: 16 June 1937
Hubert Keith Altizer

Spouse and Children

16 June 1937
Richlands, Tazewell, Virginia, United States


    Hubert Keith Altizer


Parents and Siblings




    Edna Altizer


    Emory Ralph Altizer


    Arthur “Harold” Altizer


World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 14

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

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Althuyzer or German Althäuser, topographic name for someone who lived in ‘the old house’ or a habitational name from Althausen in Germany, named as ‘the old houses’. Compare German Althaus .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hubert B Altizer in household of William O Altizer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hubert B Altizer in household of William I Altizer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hubert B Altizer, "United States Census, 1940"

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