Sam Walker (1893 - 1977)

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Sam Walker
1893 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Walker was born on March 22, 1893. He died in May 1977 at age 84. We know that Sam Walker had been residing in Pelham, Caswell County, North Carolina 27311.


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Sam Walker passed away in May 1977 at age 84. He was born on March 22, 1893. There is no information about Sam's family. We know that Sam Walker had been residing in Pelham, Caswell County, North Carolina 27311.
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In 1893, in the year that Sam Walker was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1908, he was only 15 years old when the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1922, when he was 29 years old, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1956, by the time he was 63 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1977, in the year of Sam Walker's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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Alonzo Walker
Mar 18, 1901 - May 1973
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Sep 14, 1922 - September 1982
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Cletus H Walker
Aug 26, 1909 - Feb 12, 1992
Robert Walker
Mar 11, 1905 - November 1983
Reidsville, North Carolina
Lena B Walker
Jul 28, 1905 - Sep 10, 1989
Reidsville, NC
Amanda Walker
Apr 21, 1896 - November 1978
Hallsboro, North Carolina
Katie Walker
Jul 30, 1889 - February 1977
Burgaw, North Carolina
Earline D Walker
Mar 1, 1935 - Mar 16, 2002
Rocky Point, NC
Dustin D Walker
Mar 26, 1986 - Aug 19, 2007
Elon, NC
Ronald Walker
Jan 8, 1941 - Apr 5, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK
Virginia M Walker
Jul 9, 1937 - Oct 20, 2008
Casar, NC
Peggy J Walker
Dec 2, 1939 - Sep 1, 2008
Forest City, NC
Virginia P Walker
Oct 9, 1939 - Jan 6, 2010
Ellenboro, NC
Roger Walker
Dec 14, 1939 - November 1969
Wayne N Walker
Jun 21, 1940 - Mar 30, 1995
High Point, NC
Julia C Walker
Mar 30, 1921 - Jan 19, 1989
Tuskegee Institute, AL
Judson Walker
Apr 9, 1885 - April 1976
Spindale, North Carolina
Delfau Walker
Mar 22, 1881 - January 1974
Shelby, North Carolina
Mary Walker
Mar 5, 1923 - May 1982
Old Fort, North Carolina
Betty Walker
Mar 16, 1938 - December 1978

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