Wallace Calender Swank

1898–1982 (Age 83)
Pokagon, Cass, Michigan, United States

The Life of Wallace Calender

When Wallace Calender Swank was born on 9 November 1898, in Pokagon, Cass, Michigan, United States, his father, John Calender Swank, was 47 and his mother, Hattie Mae Newell, was 34. He married Coral Lorraine Lindley on 16 August 1925, in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Pokagon, Pokagon Township, Cass, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900 and Hamlin Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States for about 42 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 June 1982, in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Calender Swank
Coral Lorraine Lindley
Marriage: 16 August 1925
John Lindley Swank
Jane Swank
James David Swank

Spouse & Children

16 August 1925
Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States


  • John Lindley Swank


  • Jane Swank


  • James David Swank


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 22

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schwank or Schwenk .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Wallace Swank, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wallace C Swank, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wallace C Swank in household of John G Swank, "United States Census, 1900"

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