Walter L Donaldson

15 September 1917–14 July 2007 (Age 89)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Walter L

When Walter L Donaldson was born on 15 September 1917, in Ohio, United States, his father, William George Donaldson, was 32 and his mother, Mary Ethel Reading, was 27. He married Lucille Arlene Smith on 3 September 1945, in Summit, Ohio, United States. He lived in Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 2007 and Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 2007. He died on 14 July 2007, in Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Walter L Donaldson
Lucille Arlene Smith
Marriage: 3 September 1945

Spouse and Children

3 September 1945
Summit, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William George Donaldson


    Mary Ethel Reading




    Marguerite Donaldson


    William C Donaldson


    Charles E Donaldson



    Harold Eugene Donaldson


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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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from Donald , often representing a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhomhnaill ( see McDonald ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Donaldson in household of William C Donaldson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter L Donaldson in household of William C Donaldson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter L Donaldson in household of William C Donaldson, "United States Census, 1930"

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