Frank Riley Wallin

1899–1978 (Age 78)
Hansford, Texas, United States

The Life of Frank Riley

When Frank Riley Wallin was born on 8 May 1899, in Hansford, Texas, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Wallin, was 30 and his mother, Mary Louise Enochs, was 21. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Lois Edith Shapley. He died on 18 February 1978, in Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Frank Riley Wallin
Lois Edith Shapley
Mildred R. Wallin
Frankie Leatherman
Joe Dean Wallin
Frank E. Wallin
Beulah Geraldine Wallin
Juanita Fern Wallin
Raymond L. Wallin
Joe Dean Wallin

Spouse & Children



  • Mildred R. Wallin


  • Frank E. Wallin


  • Beulah Geraldine Wallin


  • Juanita Fern Wallin


  • Raymond L. Wallin


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 2

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Vallin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank R Wallin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • F R Wallin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank R Wallin, "United States Census, 1930"

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