Walter Addie Scales

6 August 1916–20 June 1985 (Age 68)
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Walter Addie

When Walter Addie Scales was born on 6 August 1916, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Walter Raymond Scales, was 22 and his mother, Mary Iona Carnes, was 20. He married Evelyn Lois Granger on 19 October 1941, in Waldo, Alachua, Florida, United States. He lived in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 20 June 1985, in Marion, Florida, United States, at the age of 68.

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Walter Addie Scales
Evelyn Lois Granger
Marriage: 19 October 1941

Spouse and Children

19 October 1941
Waldo, Alachua, Florida, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 19

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Northern English: topographic name for someone who lived in a rough hut or shed, northern Middle English scale ‘hut’ (from Old Norse skáli), later also sc(h)ole, or a habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, as for example Scales in Lancashire and Cumbria. The surname has been established in southern Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter A Scales in household of Walter R Scales, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Scales Jr. in household of Walter Scales, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter A Scales, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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