Walter Bernard Biehl

19 March 1903–7 April 1985 (Age 82)
Porterfield, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Walter Bernard

When Walter Bernard Biehl was born on 19 March 1903, in Porterfield, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Paul Biehl, was 30 and his mother, Caroline Armbruster, was 33. He married Florence Mary Vickman on 12 January 1927, in Porterfield, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1930 and Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States in 1985. He died on 7 April 1985, in Peshtigo, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Bernard Biehl
Florence Mary Vickman
Marriage: 12 January 1927
Francis Walter Biehl
Dennis Frederick Biehl
Evelyn May Biehl
Harold Thomas Biehl
Walter Richard Biehl

Spouse and Children

12 January 1927
Porterfield, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Caroline Armbruster




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 4

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

German:1. from Middle Low German bil ‘hatchet’, Middle High German biel; hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used hatchets. 2. in southern Germany, a variant of Bühl ( see Buehl ). 3. habitational name from places so named in Baden and Bavaria.

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Beahle in household of Paul Beahle, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Walter Biehl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Biehl in household of Caroline Biehl, "United States Census, 1920"

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