Walter William Jesse

13 November 1917–26 June 1994 (Age 76)
Oregon, United States

The Life of Walter William

When Walter William Jesse was born on 13 November 1917, in Oregon, United States, his father, Frederick Clarence Jesse, was 26 and his mother, Myrtle Irene Epton, was 27. He married Bernice Marie Kemper in 1942. He lived in North Plains, Washington, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 June 1994, in Washington, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76.

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Walter William Jesse
Bernice Marie Kemper
Marriage: 1942

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · Spanish Flu Kills Thousands in Oregon

Age 1

The “Spanish Flu,” or the influenza pandemic, claimed the lives of over 50 million across the globe, 450,000 across the U.S., and thousands in Oregon during the years 1918 to 1919.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 North German: from a short form of the personal name Jesper, a Low German form of Kaspar .2 South German: from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ).3 Eastern German (of Slavic origin): topographic name from Czech jes(en) ‘ash tree’.

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

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  • Walter Jesse in household of Fred C Jesse, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Jesse in household of Fred Jesse, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter Jesse in household of Fred C Jesse, "United States Census, 1940"

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