James Walters (1885 - 1940)

James Walters
1885 - 1940
updated February 06, 2019
James Walters was born around 1885. He died on October 25, 1940 at 55 years of age.

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James Walters

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Southwark Metropolitan Borough, in Civilian War Dead

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Rank: Civilian
Regiment: Civilian War Dead

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James Walters died on October 25, 1940 at age 55. He was buried in Southwark Metropolitan Borough, Civilian War Dead. He was born around 1885. We have no information about James's immediate family.
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1885 - 1940 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that James Walters was born, Germany's Karl Benz built the Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which had an internal combustion engine. It is considered to be the world's first automobile. The Benz cost $150 - just under $4,000 in today's money.

In 1894, by the time he was just 9 years old, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1915, when he was 30 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1931, he was 46 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1940, in the year of James Walters's passing, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

Other Biographies

Other James Walterses

Aug 7, 1927 - May 23, 1982
Unknown - Unknown
around Mar 4, 1953 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Sep 25, 1895 - 1948
around 1896 - May 9, 1917
around 1922 - Aug 27, 1943
around 1897 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1883 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1918 - Apr 8, 1941
around 1890 - Apr 12, 1918

Other Walterses

around 1890 - Apr 12, 1918
around 1918 - Apr 8, 1941
around 1883 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1897 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1922 - Aug 27, 1943
around 1896 - May 9, 1917
around 1883 - Nov 22, 1914
around 1878 - Oct 29, 1915
around 1895 - Aug 15, 1916
around 1893 - Sep 11, 1915
Unknown - Aug 21, 1915
Unknown - Aug 8, 1916
Unknown - Sep 28, 1918
around 1895 - Mar 26, 1917
Unknown - Aug 26, 1918
around 1913 - Oct 1, 1942
around 1905 - Nov 10, 1943
around 1917 - Sep 25, 1944
around 1881 - Jul 31, 1917
Unknown - Apr 1, 1920

Other Bios

around 1890 - Apr 12, 1918
around 1918 - Apr 8, 1941
around 1883 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1897 - Oct 26, 1917
around 1922 - Aug 27, 1943
around 1896 - May 9, 1917
around 1883 - Nov 22, 1914
around 1878 - Oct 29, 1915
around 1895 - Aug 15, 1916
around 1893 - Sep 11, 1915
Unknown - Aug 21, 1915
Unknown - Aug 8, 1916
Unknown - Sep 28, 1918
around 1895 - Mar 26, 1917
Unknown - Aug 26, 1918
around 1913 - Oct 1, 1942
around 1905 - Nov 10, 1943
around 1917 - Sep 25, 1944
around 1881 - Jul 31, 1917
Unknown - Apr 1, 1920
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