Frank August Waller

20 June 1906–23 February 1996 (Age 89)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Frank August

When Frank August Waller was born on 20 June 1906, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, August Henry Waller, was 26 and his mother, Mary Sebesta, was 23. He lived in Queens, New York City, New York, United States in 1930. He died on 23 February 1996, in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

August Henry Waller
1879–1945
Mary Sebesta
1883–
Frank August Waller
1906–1996
Harriet Reta Waller
1907–1991
Lillan Dorothea Waller
1910–1999
John Paul Waller
1917–1996

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 7

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1931

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone living near a wall (in particular, the wall of a city), or an occupational name for a mason who built walls ( see Wall ).2 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a prominent wall, for example a Roman wall or the wall of a walled city ( see Wall 2).3 English: occupational name for someone who boiled sea water to extract the salt, from an agent derivative of Middle English well(en) ‘to boil’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Frank A Waller in household of August H Waller, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank Waller, "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909"

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