Walter Julius Wittich

26 December 1885–8 August 1953 (Age 67)
Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States

The Life of Walter Julius

When Walter Julius Wittich was born on 26 December 1885, in Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States, his father, Gottlieb (George) Wittich, was 28 and his mother, Paulina Rohn, was 27. He married Frieda Mayer on 18 August 1909, in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1900. His occupation is listed as physical education. wrote the first curriculum for educating physical education teachers in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States. He died on 8 August 1953, in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Julius Wittich
Frieda Mayer
Marriage: 18 August 1909
Walter Wittich
George Herman Wittich

Spouse and Children

18 August 1909
Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Gottlieb (George) Wittich


    Paulina Rohn




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Wittig .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Wittich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Mitich in household of George Mitich, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"
  • Walter Wittich in household of Gottlieb Wittich, "United States Census, 1900"

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