Floyd Walsh Sanders

1903–1984 (Age 80)
Rantoul, Champaign, Illinois, United States

The Life of Floyd Walsh

When Floyd Walsh Sanders was born on 26 July 1903, in Rantoul, Champaign, Illinois, United States, his father, William Irven Sanders, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Walsh, was 28. He married Marjorie Ruth Hoare on 14 February 1935. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 June 1984, in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Escondido, San Diego, California, United States.

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Floyd Walsh Sanders
Marjorie Ruth Hoare
Marriage: 14 February 1935

Spouse & Children

14 February 1935

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Industrial Workers of the World

Age 2

The Industrial Workers of the World was founded after a convention was held by radical trade unionists from all over the United States who opposed the policies of the American Federation of Labor. The IWW opposed the American Federation of Labor's acceptance of capitalism and its refusal to include unskilled workers in craft unions. The convention took place on June 24 and was referred by the workers as the Industrial Congress or the Industrial Union Convention. The IWW aimed to promote worker solidarity in the revolutionary struggle to overthrow the employing class.
1925 · The Goodman Theatre

Age 22

The Goodman Theatre was founded as a tribute to the Chicago playwright Kenneth Sawyer Goodman, who died in the Great Influenza Pandemic in 1918. The theater was funded by his parents, who donated $250,000 to the Art Institute of Chicago. The first theater was designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw and its opening ceremony was performed on October 20. 

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and North German: patronymic from Sander 1.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Floyd Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Floyd W Sanders in household of Mathilde Schaefer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Floyd W Sanders in household of William Sanders, "United States Census, 1910"

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