Walter Raymond Zimmerman

27 June 1916–about 1969 (Age 52)
Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Walter Raymond

When Walter Raymond Zimmerman was born on 27 June 1916, in Fenton, Kossuth, Iowa, United States, his father, Michael John Zimmerman, was 33 and his mother, Anna Barbara Mathy, was 21. He lived in Washington, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Ottawa, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died about 1969, in Allentown, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53.

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Walter Raymond Zimmerman
Dorothy Hellman
Barbara Jean Zimmerman

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World Events (8)

Age 1
U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Camp Dodge
Age 1
Original construction of the Camp Dodge began in 1907 and was originally planned to provide a place for the National Guard units to train. In 1917, it was handed over to national authorities and expanded to become the regional training center for World War I forces. The Camp was named after Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, who organized Iowa's first National Guard unit. When the war ended, the camp was downsized and turned back over to the state until the start of World War II. Today, Camp Dodge has served only as a Guard and Reserve installation.
Age 15
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Zimmermann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Walter Raymond Zimmerman, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Walter A Zimmerman in household of M J Zimmerman, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Walter R Zimmerman in household of Michel J Zimmerman, "United States Census, 1920"

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