Melvin Cramer Walker

31 May 1918–18 December 1987 (Age 69)
Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States

The Life of Melvin Cramer

When Melvin Cramer Walker was born on 31 May 1918, his father, Thomas Walker, was 60 and his mother, Isabel Lavina Cramer, was 40. He married Elizabeth Margaret Nichols in 1936. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Payette, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 7 East New Plymouth, Payette, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 18 December 1987, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Melvin Cramer Walker
Elizabeth Margaret Nichols
Marriage: 1936
Monty Ray Walker
Marlene Yvonne Walker

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Walker


    Isabel Lavina Cramer




    Susie V Walker



    James Vernon Walker



    Andre Walker


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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Walker in household of Adelbert K Baker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin Walker in household of Thomas Walker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin C Walker, "United States Census, 1940"

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