Walter Christensen (1911 - 1970)

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Walter Christensen
1911 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Christensen was born on November 19, 1911. He died in November 1970 at 58 years old. We know that Walter Christensen had been residing in Menasha, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54952.


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Walter Christensen passed away in November 1970 at 58 years old. He was born on November 19, 1911. We have no information about Walter's family. We know that Walter Christensen had been residing in Menasha, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54952.
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In 1911, in the year that Walter Christensen was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1939, at the age of 28 years old, Walter was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1949, when he was 38 years old, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1955, at the age of 44 years old, Walter was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1970, in the year of Walter Christensen's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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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

Kathryn Christensen
Oct 27, 1901 - October 1982
Neenah, Wisconsin
D L Christensen
Jul 28, 1912 - Dec 9, 1995
Neenah, WI
Lillian M Christensen
Nov 1, 1917 - Oct 20, 2001
Neenah, WI
Alfred Christensen
Sep 14, 1896 - February 1974
Menasha, Wisconsin
Nels Christensen
Mar 31, 1883 - April 1964
Vincent Christensen
Dec 3, 1917 - March 1977
Neenah, Wisconsin
Clarence Christensen
May 3, 1907 - June 1974
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Martin Christensen
Mar 13, 1891 - November 1980
Wausau, Wisconsin
W L Christensen
Jan 26, 1915 - Aug 13, 2000
Venice, FL
H M Christensen
Dec 26, 1907 - May 4, 1994
Manitowoc, WI
Walter Christensen
Dec 14, 1913 - Nov 20, 2001
Delafield, WI
Alvin Christensen
Dec 31, 1909 - Jan 15, 1997
Milwaukee, WI
Frederick H Christensen
Apr 14, 1915 - Sep 4, 1994
Waukesha, WI
Clarence Christensen
May 2, 1887 - December 1964
South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Evelyn Christensen
Jul 1, 1914 - September 1994
Two Rivers, WI
Orlo Christensen
Nov 25, 1908 - October 1984
Kewaunee, Wisconsin
Nelmer Christensen
Mar 11, 1906 - March 1972
Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Gertrude C Christensen
Apr 26, 1911 - Feb 9, 2004
Mishicot, WI
Evelyn C Christensen
Jun 3, 1911 - Sep 18, 2002
Two Rivers, WI
John W Christensen
Nov 3, 1907 - Jan 13, 1992

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Mary L Kempen
Mar 24, 1904 - Aug 28, 1997
Readfield, WI
William Coenen
Apr 6, 1897 - January 1965
William Cook
Sep 13, 1882 - January 1980
Neenah, Wisconsin
Hugh Curry
Jul 22, 1900 - March 1972
Neenah, Wisconsin
John Diermeier
Aug 26, 1890 - December 1968
Louisville, Kentucky
William Goethe
May 28, 1882 - July 1963
Pearl Gracyalny
Dec 4, 1897 - February 1969
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Raymond Haaker
May 11, 1910 - Oct 8, 1995
Neenah, WI
Arthur M Hanson
Oct 21, 1912 - Jan 4, 1999
Oshkosh, WI
Olga Hansen
Apr 16, 1896 - August 1973
Neenah, Wisconsin
Jessie Merkel
May 28, 1907 - November 1970
Neenah, Wisconsin
Leo J Hickey
Sep 14, 1915 - Nov 18, 1995
Ardmore, OK
Amanda Hobus
Aug 20, 1899 - April 1981
Neenah, Wisconsin
William Hoeper
Aug 2, 1899 - March 1979
Neenah, Wisconsin
Bernard M Hoks
Feb 11, 1917 - Oct 2, 1988
Neenah, WI
Henry Hoks
Apr 27, 1890 - Aug 2, 1992
Menasha, WI
Arthur Jackson
Oct 18, 1896 - September 1977
Neenah, Wisconsin
Frank A Jankowski
Oct 8, 1909 - Jul 20, 1995
Neenah, WI
Agnes Johnson
Mar 1, 1898 - May 1978
Neenah, Wisconsin
Earl Johnson
Apr 29, 1897 - May 1977
Neenah, Wisconsin
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