William Clifford Wolters

8 August 1900–1 May 1985 (Age 84)
Douglas, Minnesota, United States

The Life of William Clifford

When William Clifford Wolters was born on 8 August 1900, in Douglas, Minnesota, United States, his father, Antonius Josephus Wolters, was 61 and his mother, Theresa Illetschko, was 38. He married Antonia Chilar on 2 July 1934, in Reno Township, Pope, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Belle River, Douglas, Minnesota, United States in 1910. He died on 1 May 1985, in Alexandria, Douglas, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Belle River Township, Douglas, Minnesota, United States.

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William Clifford Wolters
Antonia Chilar
Marriage: 2 July 1934
Paul Leonard Wolters

Spouse and Children

2 July 1934
Reno Township, Pope, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Antonius Josephus Wolters





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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 6

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

North German: patronymic from Wolter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Woller in household of Joseph Woller, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Clifford Wolters, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William C. Wolters, "Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002"

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