Waldo Hilton Tindall

1905–1983 (Age 77)
Bennezette Township, Butler, Iowa, United States

The Life of Waldo Hilton

When Waldo Hilton Tindall was born on 7 October 1905, in Bennezette Township, Butler, Iowa, United States, his father, William Edwin Tindall, was 28 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Ayers, was 26. He married Velma Blanche Bruce on 11 October 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Butler, Butler, Iowa, United States in 1925 and Waterloo Township, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1935. He died on 10 September 1983, in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States.

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Waldo Hilton Tindall
Velma Blanche Bruce
Marriage: 11 October 1925
Joan Louise Tindall

Spouse & Children

11 October 1925
Benezer, Butler, Iowa


  • Joan Louise Tindall


Parents & Siblings

  • William Edwin Tindall


  • Mary Elizabeth Ayers




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.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 6

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 
1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 21

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Name Meaning

English: regional name for someone who lived in Tynedale, the valley of the river Tyne, or a habitational name from a place in Cumbria called Tindale, which is situated on a tributary of the South Tyne. The name derives from a British river name Tina (apparently from a Celtic root meaning ‘to flow’) + Old English dæl or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Waldo Tindall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Waldo H Tindal in household of W Edwin Tindal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Waldo H Tindall in household of Wm E Tindall, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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