Walter Glover Williams

3 September 1907–1 November 1987 (Age 80)
Roanoke, Denton, Texas, United States

The Life of Walter Glover

When Walter Glover Williams was born on 3 September 1907, in Roanoke, Denton, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Lee Williams, was 23 and his mother, Mary Lou Terry, was 20. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Ollie V. Myrtle Hogan. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 1 November 1987, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bowie, Montague, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Glover Williams
Ollie V. Myrtle Hogan
Kenneth Gene Williams
Nadine T. Williams
Gerald Wayne Williams

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Robert Lee Williams


    Mary Lou Terry




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

English (also very common in Wales): patronymic from William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter G Williams in household of Robert L Williams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Williams in household of Lee Williams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter G Williams in household of Mary L Williams, "United States Census, 1930"

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