Walter Herbert Alder

5 June 1880–8 March 1937 (Age 56)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Herbert

When Walter Herbert Alder was born on 5 June 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Alfred Alder, was 36 and his mother, Lydia Dunford, was 33. He married Wilhelmine Mary "Nellie" Westling on 14 October 1908, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 March 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Herbert Alder
1880–1937
Wilhelmine Mary "Nellie" Westling
1882–1935
Marriage: 14 October 1908
Dwayne Westling Alder
1914–1945
Helen Merlyn Alder
1917–1996

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1908Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1890
    Age 10
    Young William (Wilhelm) II dismisses Bismarck.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 16
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone living by an alder tree or by a group of alders, from Middle English al(d)re, alder.German: variant of Alter .German: status name for a senior, from Middle High German althērre ‘(respected) older gentleman’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Alter
    Alders
    Halder

    Sources (20)

    • Walter Herbert Alder in entry for Dwayne Westling Alder, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Walter H Alder, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Walter H. Alder, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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