William Walter Hill

11 October 1889–1 July 1953 (Age 63)
Perry Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Walter

When William Walter Hill was born on 11 October 1889, in Perry Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, his father, James C. Hill, was 39 and his mother, Juliann Willis, was 33. He lived in Green Township, Scioto, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 1 July 1953, in Mercer, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Monte Vista Park Cemetery, Bluefield, Mercer, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Walter Hill
1889–1953
Nancy E. Graham
1895–1972

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James C. Hill

    Male1850–Male

    Juliann Willis

    Female1856–1925Female

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Hill in household of James C Hill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter W Hill, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • William Walter Hill, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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