Kurt Rudolph Walther

11 November 1897–27 February 1980 (Age 82)

The Life of Kurt Rudolph

When Kurt Rudolph Walther was born on 11 November 1897, his father, Ernest Richard Walther, was 32 and his mother, Minnie Schuman, was 30. He married Minna Niemann on 15 November 1917, in Priddy, Mills, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to United States in 1910 and lived in Justice Precinct 5, Mills, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, Mills, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 27 February 1980, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Kurt Rudolph Walther
Minna Niemann
Marriage: 15 November 1917
Reimar Adolf Ernst Walther
Antone Walthers
Victor Walther
Geneva Margaret Walther

Spouse and Children

15 November 1917
Priddy, Mills, Texas, United States



    Antone Walthers


    Victor Walther


    Geneva Margaret Walther


Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Richard Walther





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 4

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch (also found in Sweden and Denmark): variant of Walter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kurt Walthers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Kurt Walther, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kurt R Walther, "United States Census, 1930"

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