Walter Gale Troth

1928–2003 (Age 75)
Linn, Kansas, United States

The Life of Walter Gale

When Walter Gale Troth was born on 18 August 1928, in Linn, Kansas, United States, his father, Walter Glenn Troth, was 35 and his mother, Pearl Esther Price, was 33. He married Ora Lee Staton on 22 October 1948. He lived in Mound City, Linn, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 2003, in Overland Park, Johnson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hume Cemetery, Hume, Bates, Missouri, United States.

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Walter Gale Troth
Ora Lee Staton
Marriage: 22 October 1948

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22 October 1948

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 1

Kansas was part of the Dust Bowl during the great depression of the 1930's.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 20

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): nickname from Middle English trowthe, trouthe ‘good faith’, ‘loyalty’. By my troth was a common phrase emphasizing the veracity of an assertion, and the nickname may have been bestowed on someone who used it habitually or to excess.

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

Sources (3)

  • Walter G Froth in household of Walter G Froth, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Troth in household of Walter Troth, "United States Census, 1940"
  • W G Troth in entry for Lillian Marie Kerr, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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