Walter Schuelke

23 December 1907–3 November 1994 (Age 86)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter Schuelke was born on 23 December 1907, in Michigan, United States, his father, August Schuelke, was 47 and his mother, Emelia Rosenow, was 42. He married Stella V Sprader on 25 November 1933, in Manistee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Filer, Manistee, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Filer City, Manistee, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 3 November 1994, in Manistee, Manistee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 86.

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Walter Schuelke
Stella V Sprader
Marriage: 25 November 1933

Spouse and Children


    Stella V Sprader


25 November 1933
Manistee, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    August Schuelke





    Carl Schuelke



    Henry Schuelke


    Carl Schuelke


    Edward Schuelke


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 3

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

North German (Schülke):1. probably a nickame from a Slavic word meaning ‘tender’ or ‘lively’. Compare Polish czuły ‘tender’. 2. alternatively, a pet form of a Slavic personal name such as Sulimir. Compare the Polish pet form of this name, Sułek.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Schnelke in household of August Schnelke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Schuelke in household of August Schuelke, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Schulko in household of August Schulka, "United States Census, 1920"

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