Walter Christensen (1901 - 1986)

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Walter Christensen
1901 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Christensen was born on October 13, 1901. He died in April 1986 at age 84. We know that Walter Christensen had been residing in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 84124.


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Walter Christensen passed away in April 1986 at 84 years of age. He was born on October 13, 1901. We are unaware of information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Christensen had been residing in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah 84124.
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In 1901, in the year that Walter Christensen was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1916, Walter was only 15 years old when suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1934, when he was 33 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1964, he was 63 years old when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1986, in the year of Walter Christensen's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Other Walter Christensens

Walter Christensen
around 1921 - Apr 22, 1943
Walter S Christensen
Born: around 1918
Utah, United States
Walter K Christensen
Born: around 1922
Utah, United States
Walter C Christensen
Born: around 1924
Arizona, United States
Walter S Christensen
Born: around 1925
Washington, United States
Walter Christensen
Born: around 1901
California, United States
Walter A Christensen
Born: around 1903
Washington, United States
Walter A Christensen
Born: around 1911
California, United States
Walter D Christensen
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Walter E Christensen
Born: around 1921
North Dakota, United States
Walter C Christensen
Born: around 1926
North Dakota, United States
Walter H Christensen
Born: around 1907
Illinois, United States
Walter A Christensen
Born: around 1922
Wisconsin, United States
Walter I Christensen
Born: around 1911
Wisconsin, United States
Walter R Christensen
Born: around 1917
Michigan, United States
Walter W Christensen
Born: around 1913
United States
Walter J Christensen
Born: around 1917
Michigan, United States
Walter Christensen
Born: around 1904
United States
Walter P Christensen
Born: around 1918
Ohio, United States
Walter G Christensen
Born: around 1912
New York, United States

Other Christensens

Marie B Christensen
Oct 26, 1910 - Nov 9, 2002
Salt Lake City, UT
Elroy Christensen
Feb 24, 1904 - November 1977
Salt Lake City, Utah
Niels Christensen
Dec 8, 1883 - December 1962
Floyd R Christensen
Apr 13, 1898 - Feb 11, 1994
Tarzana, CA
George L Christensen
Nov 3, 1909 - Jan 4, 2001
Ogden, UT
W Christensen
Feb 16, 1906 - August 1973
Bernalillo, New Mexico
Charles P Christensen
Oct 16, 1905 - Sep 14, 1992
Glendale, CA
Gladys Christensen
Feb 17, 1909 - October 1975
San Francisco, California
Leslie C Christensen
Jul 21, 1897 - Dec 29, 1989
Ethel Christensen
Jun 5, 1900 - September 1987
Salt Lake City, Utah
Edith W Christensen
Oct 5, 1915 - May 21, 1996
Laguna Hills, CA
Verner Christensen
Dec 9, 1902 - August 1979
Scottsdale, Arizona
John Christensen
Mar 24, 1900 - September 1967
Lancaster, California
Calvin Christensen
Feb 27, 1897 - December 1973
Provo, Utah
Maude Christensen
Mar 21, 1911 - May 31, 2000
Meridian, ID
Olga Christensen
Aug 26, 1890 - June 1987
Layton, Utah
Ned Christensen
Jul 29, 1904 - May 1983
Boise, Idaho
Perry Christensen
Oct 29, 1905 - July 1974
Price, Utah
Harold Christensen
Jun 23, 1906 - December 1985
Salt Lake City, Utah
Evelyn M Christensen
Mar 5, 1915 - October 1990

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Cecil F Childs
Jul 6, 1902 - Jun 29, 1996
Salt Lake City, UT
Sterling Chatwin
Jul 30, 1903 - August 1972
Salt Lake City, Utah
Lawrence Castleton
Jul 12, 1893 - July 1976
Salt Lake City, Utah
Mary S Carey
Feb 12, 1905 - Nov 6, 1989
Bellevue, WA
Henry D Buma
Aug 6, 1915 - Jun 9, 1993
Salt Lake City, UT
Clyde Brown
Sep 20, 1900 - August 1972
Richland, Washington
Marie B Christensen
Oct 26, 1910 - Nov 9, 2002
Salt Lake City, UT
Frank Bowman
Oct 20, 1901 - September 1981
Salt Lake City, Utah
William Bills
Jun 22, 1906 - January 1973
Salt Lake City, Utah
Bernard Bergeson
Mar 17, 1897 - June 1973
Paradise Valley, Arizona
Vernon Bateman
Nov 3, 1909 - October 1984
Sandy, Utah
Maurine A Buma
Dec 30, 1913 - Feb 10, 1994
Salt Lake City, UT
Ruth Papworth
Dec 15, 1893 - September 1978
Salt Lake City, Utah
Earl Bennett
Feb 7, 1889 - December 1968
Salt Lake City, Utah
Berton Greenwood
Dec 31, 1904 - September 1986
Salt Lake City, Utah
Donald Frantz
Mar 29, 1904 - July 1965
Gerald Rupp
May 13, 1908 - February 1987
Downey, California
Alice Scott
Nov 12, 1909 - July 1975
Seattle, Washington
Fred Wardwell
Mar 24, 1884 - June 1966
Portland, Oregon
Sarah Mikesell
Jul 27, 1894 - April 1978
Salt Lake City, Utah
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