Walter Harlow Abbott (1927 - 1985)

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National Memorial Cemetery Of Arizona
Section 19 Site 152,
23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Az

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Branch of service: Us Army
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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Harlow

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1927 - In the year that Walter Harlow Abbott was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1928 - He was merely 1 year old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1974 - At the age of 47 years old, Walter was alive when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

1977 - At the age of 50 years old, Walter was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

1985 - In the year of Walter Harlow Abbott's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Walter Harlow Abbott died on December 1, 1985 at 58 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of Arizona Section 19 Site 152, Phoenix, Az. He was born on November 7, 1927. We are unaware of information about Walter's immediate family.

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