Walter Charles Diehl

11 February 1923–31 December 2002 (Age 79)
Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Walter Charles

When Walter Charles Diehl was born on 11 February 1923, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, Curtis Ambrose Diehl, was 28 and his mother, Lucy Pearline Ralston, was 25. He died on 31 December 2002, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Ambrose Diehl
1894–1972
Lucy Pearline Ralston
1897–1963
Walter Charles Diehl
1923–2002
Margaret Marie Diehl
1925–1963

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Diel, Tiel, from Thilo, a pet form of a personal name beginning with Diet-, as for example Dietrich .

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

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