Walter W Kepner

18 November 1905–November 1986 (Age 81)
Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter W

When Walter W Kepner was born on 18 November 1905, in Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Harrison Kepner, was 44 and his mother, Anna R Fickes, was 38. He lived in Haverford Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in November 1986, in Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Newport, Perry, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Walter W Kepner
Mildred I Yeager

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    Mildred I Yeager


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    William Harrison Kepner


    Anna R Fickes




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 22

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

Name Meaning

1 South German: occupational name for a maker of cloaks and hoods, a variant of Kepler .2 Americanized spelling of Göppner ( see Gepner ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter W Kepner in household of William H Kepner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Kepner, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter W Kepner in household of William H Kepner, "United States Census, 1910"

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