Walter Danks (1902 - 1974)

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Walter Danks
1902 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Danks was born on May 15, 1902. He died in June 1974 at age 72. We know that Walter Danks had been residing in Bear Lake, Manistee County, Michigan.


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Walter Danks died in June 1974 at 72 years of age. He was born on May 15, 1902. We have no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Danks had been residing in Bear Lake, Manistee County, Michigan.
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In 1902, in the year that Walter Danks 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 1925, he was 23 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1935, Walter was 33 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1967, by the time he was 65 years old, 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.

In 1974, in the year of Walter Danks's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Edwin Danks
Feb 23, 1915 - January 1966
Roland F Danks
Jul 4, 1916 - Apr 7, 1992
Earl Danks
Jul 28, 1890 - September 1970
Detroit, Michigan
Raymond Danks
Mar 5, 1916 - January 1986
Mancelona, Michigan
John Danks
Dec 29, 1917 - May 1985
Bertha P Danks
Dec 14, 1934 - Feb 15, 1998
Charlotte, MI
Augusta Danks
Aug 6, 1896 - July 1984
Port Huron, Michigan
Harold S Danks
Mar 6, 1911 - Sep 27, 2001
Ludington, MI
R L Danks
May 3, 1956 - January 1997
Leslie L Danks
Feb 28, 1929 - Mar 27, 1997
Pocatello, ID
Frederick A Danks
Aug 30, 1922 - Oct 21, 1999
Huntington Beach, CA
D L Danks
Feb 8, 1937 - May 15, 1990
Lester Danks
Mar 2, 1900 - April 1966
Detroit, Michigan
Marion Danks
Apr 7, 1913 - July 1977
Bear Lake, Michigan
Mildred L Danks
Aug 22, 1920 - Mar 6, 2008
Birch Run, MI
Leroy Danks
Jun 9, 1939 - Apr 15, 2011
Tooele, Utah
Frances Danks
May 12, 1905 - July 1972
Detroit, Michigan
Wanda E Danks
May 24, 1928 - Apr 28, 2010
Cheboygan, MI
Jessie Danks
Aug 16, 1889 - Mar 15, 1966
Kawkawlin, MI
Ida Danks
Nov 1, 1896 - August 1984
Gary, Indiana

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