Edward Henry Herman Walk

4 March 1910–11 March 1996 (Age 86)
Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Edward Henry Herman

When Edward Henry Herman Walk was born on 4 March 1910, in Marinette, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Ferdinand Joannes Franz Walk, was 24 and his mother, Edith Louise Dumke, was 19. He married Geneva Emilie LaCombe on 28 September 1935, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 March 1996, in Peshtigo, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Athelstane, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Henry Herman Walk
Geneva Emilie LaCombe
Marriage: 28 September 1935
Ronald Edward Walk
Barbara Jean Walk
James Earl Walk

Spouse and Children

28 September 1935
Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States



    Barbara Jean Walk


    James Earl Walk


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

Age 9

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.
1934 · Kohler Strike

Age 24

Employees at Kohler Company in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, attempted to organize a union, but the company would not work with them. The employees organized a strike on July 27, 1934. Events escalated and two people were killed and 47 were injured.

Name Meaning

1 German: from the personal name Walko.2 German: occupational name, a variant of Walke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward H Walk, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Walk in household of Ferdinand Walk, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edward H H Walk in household of Ferdinand Walk, "United States Census, 1910"

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