Herman Lamar Walters

7 December 1919–9 July 1978 (Age 58)
Tyro, Tate, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Herman Lamar

When Herman Lamar Walters was born on 7 December 1919, in Tyro, Tate, Mississippi, United States, his father, James William Walters, was 27 and his mother, Maggie B Powell, was 37. He married mary ethel Collins on 8 May 1941, in Shelby, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Beat 3, Lafayette, Mississippi, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 9 July 1978, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Herman Lamar Walters
mary ethel Collins
Marriage: 8 May 1941

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8 May 1941
Shelby, Tennessee, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 6

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from Walter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herman L Watters in household of James W Watters, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H L Walters, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Herman Lamar Walters, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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