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Walter Hinz (1906 - 1981)

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Walter Hinz
1906 - 1981
Born
January 28, 1906
Death
January 1981
Last Known Residence
Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin 54963
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Walter Hinz of Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin was born on January 28, 1906, and died at age 75 years old in January 1981.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 55820213

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Walter Hinz passed away at age 75 years old in January 1981. Walter Hinz of Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin was born on January 28, 1906.

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In 1906, in the year that Walter Hinz was born, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1910, by the time he was only 4 years old, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1956, by the time he was 50 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1961, at the age of 55 years old, Walter was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1981, in the year of Walter Hinz's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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