Leland Edson Walker (1920 - 2003)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section P Row E Site 37,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Last Known Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Coast Guard
Rank attained: AMM1C
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

Middle name

Edson

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1920 - In the year that Leland Edson Walker was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

1929 - When he was just 9 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

1954 - At the age of 34 years old, Leland was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1958 - He was 38 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

1985 - When he was 65 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Leland Edson Walker passed away on December 15, 2003 at age 83. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section P Row E Site 37, Kent, Wa. He was born on February 20, 1920. We have no information about Leland's family. We know that Leland Edson Walker had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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