Walter Joseph Gaestel

26 February 1883–18 July 1950 (Age 67)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Walter Joseph

When Walter Joseph Gaestel was born on 26 February 1883, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, Joseph Gaestel, was 32 and his mother, Eliza H. Judd, was 22. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Catherine Frances Mellor. He lived in Fairfax, Marin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 18 July 1950, in Marin, California, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Walter Joseph Gaestel
1883–1950
Catherine Frances Mellor
1879–1944
Stanley Lawrence Gaestel
1907–1988
Madeline Ann Gaestel
1909–1978

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Gaestel

    Male1850–Male

    Eliza H. Judd

    Female1860–1940Female

siblings

(6)

    Male1883–1950Male

    Oscar M Gaestel

    Male1885–1933Male

    Henry M. Gaestel

    Male1887–Male

    Rose W Gaestel

    Female1890–Female

    Male1892–1943Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 8

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 18

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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Sources (3)

  • Walter Gastel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Walter J Gasstel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Gaestel, "United States Census, 1940"

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