Walter West

13 March 1913–October 1985 (Age 72)
New York, United States

The Life of Walter

When Walter West was born on 13 March 1913, in New York, United States, his father, Ira R West, was 47 and his mother, Abbie C Austin, was 33. He lived in Salem, Salem, Washington, New York, United States for about 15 years and Shushan, Salem, Salem, Washington, New York, United States in 1998. He died in October 1985, in New York, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salem, Washington, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira R West
1866–1944
Abbie C Austin
1880–1917
Mabel A West
1902–1995
John A West
1905–1980
Ira West Jr.
1905–
Etta Hazel West
1907–1922
Leta B West
1909–1992
Cora M West
1911–1995
Walter West
1913–1985
Mary V West
1915–2010

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1902–1995Female

    John A West

    Male1905–1980Male

    Ira West Jr.

    Male1905–Male

    Etta Hazel West

    Female1907–1922Female

    Female1909–1992Female

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 4

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1932

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter West in household of Ira R West, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter West in household of Ira R West, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter West, "New York State Census, 1915"

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