Ovet Richard Wallin

1908–1983 (Age 74)
Martin Township, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ovet Richard

When Ovet Richard Wallin was born on 18 August 1908, in Martin Township, Harmon, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Wallin, was 39 and his mother, Mary Louise Enochs, was 30. He married Lola Ruth Pritchard on 17 August 1930. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 17 April 1983, in Hemet, Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Ovet Richard Wallin
Lola Ruth Pritchard
Marriage: 17 August 1930
Donald Edward "Don" Wallin
Robert L. Wallin

Spouse & Children

17 August 1930


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+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 1

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Vallin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Ovet R Wallen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ovet Wallin in household of Benjamin F Wallin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ovet Wallin in household of B F Wallin, "United States Census, 1910"

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