William Walter Huhtala

12 April 1919–3 October 1998 (Age 79)
Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Walter

When William Walter Huhtala was born on 12 April 1919, in Utah, United States, his father, John William Huhtala, was 30 and his mother, Rosa Hedvik Brännkärr, was 26. He married LaRae Nichols on 16 April 1943, in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States. He lived in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States for about 42 years. He died on 3 October 1998, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Park City, Summit, Utah, United States.

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William Walter Huhtala
LaRae Nichols
Marriage: 16 April 1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 April 1943Park City, Summit, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.
    Age 4
    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.
    Age 22
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Finnish Eino, Keijo, Petri, Reino, Taito. Scandinavian Erik.Finnish: variant of Huhta ‘glade’, with the locative suffix -la. This name occurs mainly in Ostrobothnia, but is also common in western Finland.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Wm Walter Huhtala, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Wm. W. Huhtala, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"
    • Wm Walter Huhtala, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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