Walter Swank

1884–1968 (Age 83)
Ethel, Macon, Missouri, United States

The Life of Walter

Walter Swank was born on 7 September 1884, in Ethel, Macon, Missouri, United States. He had at least 1 son and 8 daughters with Mollie Bell Hill. He lived in Mounds, Creek, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Tiger Township, Creek, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 31 March 1968, in Kings Beach, Placer, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Swank
1884–1968
Mollie Bell Hill
1886–1974
Opal Aleen Swank
1908–1998
Ruby Irene Swank
1911–1912
Margaret Thelma Swank
1912–1997
Ruth Swank
1915–
Lorraine Swank
1920–
Mayme Mayre Swank
1923–1993
Evelyn Naomi Swank
1926–1998
Helen Beth Swank
1930–
Son Secor
1932–1932

Spouse & Children

children

(9)

  • Female1908–1998Female

  • Ruby Irene Swank

    Female1911–1912Female

  • Female1912–1997Female

  • Ruth Swank

    Female1915–Female

  • Lorraine Swank

    Female1920–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 7

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

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

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter Swank, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Swank, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Swank, "United States Census, 1920"

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