Walter Butzin (1898 - 1967)

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Walter Butzin
1898 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Butzin was born on March 12, 1898. He died in May 1967 at 69 years of age. We know that Walter Butzin had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48602.

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Walter Butzin passed away in May 1967 at 69 years of age. He was born on March 12, 1898. We have no information about Walter's family or relationships. We know that Walter Butzin had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48602.
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1898 - 1967 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Walter Butzin was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1916, at the age of 18 years old, Walter was alive when the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1942, at the age of 44 years old, Walter was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1957, by the time he was 59 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1967, in the year of Walter Butzin's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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Oregon, United States
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Other Butzins

Albert Butzin
Nov 17, 1893 - March 1977
Saginaw, Michigan
William N Butzin
May 19, 1918 - Nov 5, 2000
Saint Charles, MI
Ralph Butzin
Jan 4, 1916 - December 1986
Saginaw, Michigan
Gerald F Butzin
May 1, 1921 - Oct 23, 2003
Sanford, MI
E H Butzin
Apr 4, 1935 - Mar 15, 1990
Greenbush, MI
Helen Butzin
Oct 7, 1916 - August 1975
Kenneth Butzin
Apr 16, 1920 - May 3, 1993
Saginaw, MI
Melvin G Butzin
Jul 26, 1925 - Sep 22, 2005
Belleville, MI
Allen L Butzin
Jun 16, 1937 - Apr 21, 2006
Mikado, MI
Emma Butzin
Dec 27, 1900 - January 1985
Alma, Michigan
Delia S Butzin
Jul 13, 1912 - Dec 15, 1998
Saginaw, MI
B A Butzin
May 28, 1956 - September 1994
Edward Butzin
Nov 12, 1889 - September 1973
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Lucille Butzin
Aug 24, 1914 - May 1989
Lakeview, MI
Selma Butzin
Aug 18, 1904 - March 1976
Saginaw, Michigan
Barbara J Butzin
Jul 31, 1933 - Oct 14, 1998
Roscommon, MI
Orville F Butzin
Sep 5, 1928 - January 1993
Grace A Butzin
Aug 11, 1934 - Mar 27, 2005
Clarksville, TN
Albert A Butzin
Jun 24, 1922 - Dec 4, 1998
Saginaw, MI
Louis Butzin
Jan 7, 1912 - September 1986
Saginaw, Michigan

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Albert Butzin
Nov 17, 1893 - March 1977
Saginaw, Michigan
William N Butzin
May 19, 1918 - Nov 5, 2000
Saint Charles, MI
Milford Cates
May 19, 1901 - May 1982
Wheeler, Michigan
Robert Coates
Dec 25, 1894 - September 1975
Saginaw, Michigan
Myron Coates
Jan 23, 1904 - September 1976
Saginaw, Michigan
Richard Coates
Apr 29, 1902 - November 1974
Saginaw, Michigan
Louis Corradi
Jul 10, 1910 - January 1980
Caro, Michigan
Ernest Epting
Feb 26, 1901 - December 1981
Caro, Michigan
Otto Eurick
Oct 12, 1908 - Jun 2, 1994
Saginaw, MI
John Friske
Mar 18, 1892 - May 1982
Saginaw, Michigan
Russell Gamm
Mar 18, 1912 - October 1986
Saginaw, Michigan
Alvin Gerard
Sep 2, 1908 - December 1977
Saginaw, Michigan
Ralph Graham
May 24, 1916 - December 1973
Harold Jennings
Jan 6, 1902 - October 1980
Riverview, Florida
Clifford Gagnon
Aug 13, 1915 - July 1974
James Humes
Jun 2, 1892 - January 1970
Saginaw, Michigan
Clayton F Jerome
Mar 10, 1896 - Oct 24, 1987
Saginaw, MI
William King
Apr 13, 1889 - August 1971
Saginaw, Michigan
Teofil E Kuznicki
Dec 4, 1915 - Oct 11, 1996
Saginaw, MI
Taddeus R Kuznicki
Jan 26, 1918 - Nov 8, 1987
Saginaw, MI
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