Walter William Reed

19 November 1889–3 January 1953 (Age 63)
Manavon, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Walter William

When Walter William Reed was born on 19 November 1889, in Manavon, Chester, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, his father, James T Reed, was 31 and his mother, Ida May Hursh, was 20. He married Caroline M Wagner on 24 July 1912, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. He died on 3 January 1953, in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Walter William Reed
Caroline M Wagner
Marriage: 24 July 1912
Dorothy C Reed
Mabel W Reed

Spouse and Children

24 July 1912
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States


Parents and Siblings

    James T Reed





World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 16

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Read 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter W Reed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Reed, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Reed in household of James Reed, "United States Census, 1900"

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