Henry J Walker (1933 - 2008)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Henry J Walker’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Henry so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Henry’s biography.

Henry J Walker Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Henry J Walker and his immediate Walker family. Add to Henry J Walker's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Henry.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Henry J Walker? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Benton, Yazoo County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Henry finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Henry attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Henry did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Henry J Walker is a military veteran.

Middle name

J

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Henry's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Henry's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Henry a religious man? Add Henry’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Henry during various points of his life.

Timeline

1933 - In the year that Henry J Walker was born, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

1950 - By the time he was 17 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

1952 - Henry was 19 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1957 - By the time he was 24 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1998 - He was 65 years old when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

Henry J Walker Family Tree

Who was Henry’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Henry’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Henry's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Henry J Walker
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Henry's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Henry J Walker is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Henry J Walker died on February 14, 2008 at 74 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on June 23, 1933. We are unaware of information about Henry's family or relationships. We know that Henry J Walker had been residing in Benton, Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Henry J Walker? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Henry is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Henry J Walker

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources