Walter Leon Clinkscales

Male28 December 1907–14 August 1966

Brief Life History of Walter Leon

When Walter Leon Clinkscales was born on 28 December 1907, in Anderson, South Carolina, United States, his father, William Walter Clinkscales, was 36 and his mother, Ersula Elizabeth "Lula" Bowen, was 38. He married Ila Johnie Williamson on 13 February 1936. He lived in Martin Twp, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1930 and Martin Township, Anderson, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 14 August 1966, at the age of 58, and was buried in Belton, Anderson, South Carolina, United States.

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Walter Leon Clinkscales
1907–1966
Ila Johnie Williamson
1911–1959
Marriage: 13 February 1936

Sources (8)

  • Leon Clinkscales in household of W W Clinkscales, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter Leon Clinkscale, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Leon Clinkscales in entry for William Walter Belton Clinkscales, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 February 1936
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

    Age 9

    South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

    1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

    Age 16

    Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Berwickshire): habitational name from a lost place in Coldingham, East Lothian. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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