Jack Walker Ashcraft

15 February 1908–1 June 1989 (Age 81)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jack Walker

When Jack Walker Ashcraft was born on 15 February 1908, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Melvin Jefferson Ashcraft, was 30 and his mother, Minnie Doster, was 26. He married Anna Marguerite Moberley about 1935, in Montgomery, Kansas, United States. He lived in Pennington, Bradley, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 June 1989, in Independence, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Jack Walker Ashcraft
Anna Marguerite Moberley
Marriage: about 1935

Spouse and Children

about 1935
Montgomery, Kansas, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Cecil Ashcraft


    Horace B. Ashcraft


    Lester Ashcraft



    Wallace D. Ashcraft


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 14

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Ashcroft .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jack W Ashcroft in household of Jefferson M Ashcroft, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jack W Ashcraft in household of Mell J Ashcraft, "United States Census, 1910"

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