Walter Holloway (1925 - 1977)

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Dorothy Isaac and Josephine Holloway

Dorothy Isaac and Josephine Holloway

Brad Holloway

Brad Holloway

Lumas Holloway Sr

Lumas Holloway Sr

Angeline Elizabeth Holloway

Angeline Elizabeth Holloway

Ethel Lee Graham Holloway

Ethel Lee Graham Holloway

John Thomas Holloway family tree

John Thomas Holloway family tree

John Thomas Holloway gravesite

John Thomas Holloway gravesite

John Thomas Holloway

John Thomas Holloway

John Thomas Holloway

John Thomas Holloway

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John Thomas Holloway family tree

Celia Ellen Holloway

Celia Ellen Holloway

Park & Rhoda (Herman) Weaver family, Indiana 1907

Park & Rhoda (Herman) Weaver family, Indiana 1907

Orpha Lee  (Holloway) Hill

Orpha Lee (Holloway) Hill

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Andrew and Belle Holloway Dorothy Isaac and Josephine Holloway Brad Holloway Lumas Holloway Sr

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1925 - In the year that Walter Holloway was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

1927 - At the age of just 2 years old, Walter was alive when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1972 - Walter was 47 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1973 - Walter was 48 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1977 - In the year of Walter Holloway's passing, 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.

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Walter Holloway died in February 1977 at age 51. No cause of death has been listed for Walter. He was born on May 18, 1925. We are unaware of information about Walter's family or relationships.

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