Walter Bion Harrelson

25 April 1889–21 December 1954 (Age 65)
Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Walter Bion

When Walter Bion Harrelson was born on 25 April 1889, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Albert Harrelson, was 23 and his mother, Susannah Victoria Gore, was 29. He married Elizabeth Bessie Baldwin on 11 July 1951, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States. He died on 21 December 1954, in Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Whiteville Cemetery, Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States.

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Walter Bion Harrelson
1889–1954
Elizabeth Bessie Baldwin
1890–1980
Marriage: 11 July 1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1951
Whiteville, Columbus, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

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.
1894

Age 5

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Variant of Scandinavian and Scottish Haraldson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • W B Harrelson in household of W A Harrelson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter B Harrelson in household of William A Harrelson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter Bion Harrelson, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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