Herbert Bynum Walker

21 December 1904–17 January 1987 (Age 82)
Ashe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Herbert Bynum

When Herbert Bynum Walker was born on 21 December 1904, in Ashe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Essley Walker, was 29 and his mother, Fanny Elizabeth Phillips, was 28. He had at least 1 daughter with Florence Angeline Gow. He lived in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Hamburg Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 17 January 1987, in Palm Bay, Brevard, Florida, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Fountainhead Memorial Park, Palm Bay, Brevard, Florida, United States.

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Herbert Bynum Walker
Florence Angeline Gow
Joyce Lee Walker

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1909 · The Ford Building

Age 5

The Ford Building was one of the first high-rises to use a steel structural support system. It stands at 23 stories in total height and it held the title as tallest building in Detroit from 1908 until 1913.

Age 23

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bine H Walker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bine Walker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bynum Walker in household of Joseph Walker, "United States Census, 1920"

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