John Leonard Walsh

3 July 1924–11 December 2006 (Age 82)
Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States

The Life of John Leonard

John Leonard Walsh was born on 3 July 1924, in Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States as the son of Russel F. Walsh and Madeline Walsh. He married Eileen May Albright on 19 October 1943. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 11 December 2006, in Charles Town, Jefferson, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 82.

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John Leonard Walsh
Eileen May Albright
Marriage: 19 October 1943
John Daniel Walsh

Spouse and Children

19 October 1943
Martinsburg, Berkeley, West Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Russel F. Walsh


    Madeline Walsh




World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 5

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form (translation) of Breathnach ‘Briton’. It was used in particular to denote the Welshmen who arrived in Ireland in the wake of Strongbow's Anglo-Norman invasion of 1170 .

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

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  • John Leonard Walsh, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • John Leonard Walsh, "West Virginia Marriages, 1854-1932"

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