George Howell Walker

21 December 1910–31 March 1989 (Age 78)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of George Howell

When George Howell Walker was born on 21 December 1910, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Harry Howell Walker, was 33 and his mother, Leona Fannie Burgess, was 28. He died on 31 March 1989, in Los Altos, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Harry Howell Walker
Leona Fannie Burgess
William Burgess Walker
George Howell Walker

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 21

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Howell Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George Walker in household of Leona Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George H Walker in household of Harry H Walker, "United States Census, 1930"

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