Walter Frederick Kroll

26 January 1898–24 March 1964 (Age 66)
Cortland, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life of Walter Frederick

When Walter Frederick Kroll was born on 26 January 1898, in Cortland, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, his father, Herman Kroll, was 45 and his mother, Helen Auguste Elise Gansch, was 41. He had at least 2 sons with Sarah Catherine McPhail. He lived in Fowler Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Fowler, Trumbull, Ohio, United States in 1910. He died on 24 March 1964, in Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66.

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Walter Frederick Kroll
Sarah Catherine McPhail
Infant Boy Kroll
Donald Eugene KROLL

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings



    Ewald Herman Paul Kroll


    Minna Kroll


    Minnie Augusta Kroll


    Robert Kroll


    Robert Ernest Kroll


+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: nickname for someone with curly hair, from Middle High German krol ‘curly’, Middle Low German krulle ‘ringlet’, ‘curl’, Middle Dutch croel, crul (apparently a loanword from German).2 German and Polish: variant of Krol .3 German: (also Kröll): from the Germanic personal name Rollo, based on hrōd ‘renown’, ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Kroll in household of David Rankin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Kroll in household of Herman Kroll, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Kroll in household of Hermann Kroll, "United States Census, 1900"

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