Walter Howard Tifft

24 February 1908–6 August 1971 (Age 63)
Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Walter Howard

When Walter Howard Tifft was born on 24 February 1908, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Henry Almond Tifft Jr, was 26 and his mother, Rosa Belle Tanner, was 22. He married Mary Agnes Keegan on 6 December 1932, in Onondaga, New York, United States. He died on 6 August 1971, in Saranac Lake, Harrietstown, Franklin, New York, United States, at the age of 63.

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Walter Howard Tifft
Mary Agnes Keegan
Marriage: 6 December 1932

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6 December 1932
Onondaga, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 9

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.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Taft . Compare Toft .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter H Tifft in household of Henry Tifft, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Tiffet in household of Henry Tiffet, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Tifft in household of Henry Tifft, "United States Census, 1920"

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