Walter Reinhold Warttig

7 July 1914–1 May 2003 (Age 88)
Ellsworth, Kansas, United States

The Life of Walter Reinhold

When Walter Reinhold Warttig was born on 7 July 1914, in Ellsworth, Kansas, United States, his father, Arthur Felix Berthold Warttig, was 29 and his mother, Cecilia Sabrina Roseline Knappe, was 30. He lived in Columbia Township, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Holyrood, Ellsworth, Kansas, United States in 2005. He died on 1 May 2003, in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salina, Saline, Kansas, United States.

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Walter Reinhold Warttig
Ruth Marie Schwerdtfeger

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 13

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1938 · Electrification of Rural Kansas

Age 24

Power was supplied to rural Kansas, which had been hit hard by the depression, in March 1938. Many farmers could not afford the $5 hookups for electricity. As a result, Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Rural Electrification Act which provided loans to farmers who wanted electricity. Brown County became the first to receive service.

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  • Walter F Wasttig in household of Bert Wasttig, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Warttig in household of Bert Warttig, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Walter R Warttig in entry for Ruth Marie Warttig, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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