Walter Barnett (1902 - 1983)

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Walter Barnett
1902 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Barnett was born on October 9, 1902. He died in November 1983 at 81 years of age. We know that Walter Barnett had been residing in Renton, King County, Washington 98056.


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Walter Barnett died in November 1983 at 81 years old. He was born on October 9, 1902. There is no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Barnett had been residing in Renton, King County, Washington 98056.
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1902 - 1983 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Walter Barnett was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1912, he was merely 10 years old when in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1935, he was 33 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1960, he was 58 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1983, in the year of Walter Barnett's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Walter William Barnett
around 1921 - Jul 14, 1944
Walter S. Barnett
around 1890 - Jun 1, 1917
Walter Edward Barnett
Died: Apr 12, 1918
Walter Edward Barnett
Died: Jul 7, 1916
Walter Charles Barnett
around 1918 - Apr 11, 1945
Walter Barnett
Died: Jul 1, 1916
Walter Barnett
around 1894 - Nov 22, 1918
Walter B Barnett
Born: around 1916
Oregon, United States
Walter G Barnett
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
Walter L Jr Barnett
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Walter v Barnett
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
Walter F Barnett
Born: around 1905
Texas, United States
Walter L Barnett
Born: around 1916
Oklahoma, United States
Walter R Barnett
Born: around 1906
Texas, United States
Walter L Barnett
Born: around 1926
Missouri, United States
Walter E Barnett
Born: around 1923
Illinois, United States
Walter L Barnett
Born: around 1924
United States
Walter E Barnett
Born: around 1912
United States
Walter S Barnett
Born: around 1917
West Virginia, United States
Walter G Barnett
Born: around 1914
Indiana, United States

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Joseph H Barnett
Dec 5, 1909 - Jan 9, 2000
Vancouver, WA
Georgia v Barnett
Dec 27, 1910 - May 11, 1996
Sedro Woolley, WA
Lloyd Barnett
Sep 28, 1900 - May 1975
Seattle, Washington
Elizabeth Barnett
Sep 5, 1888 - December 1969
Yakima, Washington
Cecil C Barnett
Nov 13, 1906 - Oct 5, 1994
Morgan Hill, CA
Max Barnett
May 27, 1892 - December 1971
Marysville, Washington
George Barnett
Sep 25, 1906 - May 1982
San Bernardino, California
Melvin Barnett
Feb 10, 1904 - August 1979
Toppenish, Washington
Edward Barnett
Sep 30, 1889 - April 1972
Pasco, Washington
Bernerd A Barnett
Dec 9, 1923 - Aug 30, 1993
Mercer Island, WA
Thelma A Barnett
Sep 21, 1909 - Dec 18, 1988
Salem, OR
Myrtle J Barnett
Apr 1, 1922 - Jun 4, 1992
Rebecca C Barnett
Nov 8, 1922 - Dec 5, 2002
Crossville, TN
Allie L Barnett
Feb 23, 1903 - Dec 13, 1998
Kingsburg, CA
Gladys A Barnett
Jul 31, 1912 - Feb 17, 2002
Tillamook, OR
Mary E Barnett
Dec 26, 1918 - Sep 10, 2008
Elmira, NY
Clayton John Barnett Sr
Jun 23, 1930 - Aug 9, 2005
Portland, OR
William E Barnett
Dec 7, 1913 - Nov 25, 1995
Wenatchee, WA
Lillian Barnett
Aug 10, 1916 - Aug 5, 2011
Tacoma, Washington
Inas G Barnett
Mar 16, 1904 - Aug 4, 1989
Bremerton, WA

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Edward W Anderson
Aug 4, 1914 - Aug 5, 2005
Beaverton, OR
Irvin Wall
Dec 6, 1909 - September 1980
Monroe, Washington
Newton J Buker
Apr 18, 1920 - Jun 3, 1989
Castle Rock, WA
James Conroy
Jun 9, 1894 - November 1976
Pendleton, Oregon
Charles Boss
May 26, 1903 - September 1980
Castle Rock, Washington
James W Province
Feb 27, 1911 - Jul 23, 1995
Everett, WA
Elizabeth C Armstrong
Dec 14, 1905 - Sep 19, 1988
Everett, WA
John Baugh
Jun 22, 1885 - December 1973
Sunnyside, Washington
John C Baugh
Sep 3, 1909 - Oct 9, 1995
Burns, OR
Nicholas Iverson
Aug 2, 1910 - January 1986
Woodland, Washington
Ralph E Mosher
Oct 18, 1914 - Jan 1, 2005
Clarion, IA
Samuel Robb
Dec 25, 1918 - June 1979
Stella G Sowers
Feb 29, 1916 - Jun 25, 2004
Centralia, WA
John Young
Jul 8, 1914 - September 1983
Chehalis, Washington
Claribel Olson
Aug 11, 1905 - Apr 15, 1995
Seattle, WA
Norman Riordan
May 10, 1908 - March 1962
James Toby
Jun 3, 1883 - February 1977
Seattle, Washington
Jessie Bena
Oct 2, 1887 - February 1972
Sequim, Washington
Larry A Lackie
Jan 15, 1918 - Jun 17, 2009
Maple Valley, WA
John M Stougard
Oct 30, 1913 - Mar 14, 1998
Seattle, WA
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