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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Walter Swank
Mollie Bell Hill
Opal Aleen Swank
Ruby Irene Swank
Margaret Thelma Swank
Ruth Swank
Lorraine Swank
Mayme Mayre Swank
Evelyn Naomi Swank
Helen Beth Swank
Son Secor

Spouse & Children



  • Female1908–1998Female

  • Ruby Irene Swank


  • Female1912–1997Female

  • Ruth Swank


  • Lorraine Swank


+4 More Children

World Events (8)


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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