Fred Leslie Walkey

19 January 1886–29 December 1987 (Age 102)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Fred Leslie

When Fred Leslie Walkey was born on 19 January 1886, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Alvin W Walkey, was 25 and his mother, Georgia Leslie, was 20. He married Mable Clare Kintzley on 12 June 1907, in Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ames, Story, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 29 December 1987, in Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Grandview Cemetery, West Lafayette, Wabash Township, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Fred Leslie Walkey
Mable Clare Kintzley
Marriage: 12 June 1907
John Alvin Walkey

Spouse and Children

12 June 1907
Story, Iowa, United States


    John Alvin Walkey


Parents and Siblings

    Alvin W Walkey


    Georgia Leslie




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Masonic Temple Building

Age 6

The Masonic Temple Building was a skyscraper built in Chicago and from 1895 to 1920 it was the tallest building in Chicago. The building featured a central court surrounded by shops on nine floors. On top of the shops there were meeting rooms that were also used as theaters. In 1939 the Masonic Temple was demolished, and a Walgreens drug store was erected in its place. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 27

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walkley in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, named with an unattested Old English personal name Walca + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Fred L Wilkey, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fred L Walkey in household of Alvin W Walkey, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Fred L Walkey in household of Alvin W Walkey, "United States Census, 1900"

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