Walter Grote Knecht

17 July 1903–4 April 1980 (Age 76)
Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Walter Grote

Walter Grote Knecht was born on 17 July 1903, in Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States. He married Erma Charlotte Jordan on 7 July 1927, in Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States. He died on 4 April 1980, in his hometown, at the age of 76.

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Walter Grote Knecht
1903–1980
Erma Charlotte Jordan
1904–1978
Marriage: 7 July 1927

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 July 1927
Elgin, Cook, Illinois, United States

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 7

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 22

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

Name Meaning

German and Swiss German: occupational name for a journeyman, from Middle High German kneht, Middle Low German knecht ‘knight's assistant’, ‘lad’, ‘servant’, ‘hired hand’, ‘apprentice’, ‘helper’.

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

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