Paul Walter Planck

14 April 1920–10 November 1982 (Age 62)
Fleming, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Paul Walter

When Paul Walter Planck was born on 14 April 1920, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Henry Planck, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Hester McLean, was 24. He married Frances Louise Hamm on 16 December 1939, in Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Bethel, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 10 November 1982, in Fleming, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Paul Walter Planck
Frances Louise Hamm
Marriage: 16 December 1939
Philip Planck
Evelyn Planck
Walter Allen Planck
Paulette Planck
Marilyn Planck

Spouse and Children

16 December 1939
Mount Sterling, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Hester McLean




World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 6

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 17

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Plank .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Paul Plank in household of Ben Hamn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Paul Planck in household of James Planck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Paul Plank, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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