Walter Howell (1896 - 1965)

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Walter Howell
1896 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Howell was born on January 18, 1896. He died in September 1965 at 69 years of age. We know that Walter Howell had been residing in Arkansas.


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Walter Howell died in September 1965 at age 69. He was born on January 18, 1896. We have no information about Walter's family. We know that Walter Howell had been residing in Arkansas.
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In 1896, in the year that Walter Howell was born, on January 28th, the first ticket for speeding - called "furious driving" - was issued. Walter Arnold of Kent England was fined 1 shilling plus costs - for going 8 mph. The speed limit was 2 mph.

In 1909, Walter was merely 13 years old when the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1939, Walter was 43 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1956, when he was 60 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1965, in the year of Walter Howell's passing, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

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Other Walter Howells

Walter Thomas Howell
around 1911 - Feb 12, 1945
Walter Thomas Howell
around 1925 - Jul 16, 1945
Walter Henry Howell
around 1896 - Sep 30, 1916
Walter George Howell
Died: Aug 11, 1917
Walter Howell
Died: Jun 4, 1915
Walter Rudolph Howell
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Walter Jr Howell
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Walter G Howell
Born: around 1927
Washington, United States
Walter Howell
Born: around 1921
Arkansas, United States
Walter F Howell
Born: around 1902
Louisiana, United States
Walter F Howell
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Walter W Howell
Born: around 1923
Kansas, United States
Walter B Jr Howell
Born: around 1918
Missouri, United States
Walter F Howell
Born: around 1910
Missouri, United States
Walter S Howell
Born: around 1925
Kansas, United States
Walter D M Howell
Born: around 1922
Colorado, United States
Walter Howell
Born: around 1924
Illinois, United States
Walter J Howell
Born: around 1924
Illinois, United States
Walter E Howell
Born: around 1909
United States
Walter O Howell
Born: around 1915
United States

Other Howells

George Howell
Dec 12, 1891 - January 1973
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Dian M Howell
Dec 16, 1950 - May 30, 2008
Conway, AR
H Howell
Jul 26, 1910 - August 1979
Lake Isabella, California
Henry L Howell
May 22, 1912 - Jun 11, 1998
Saratoga, AR
W Howell
Feb 26, 1911 - April 1976
Morrilton, Arkansas
B H Howell
May 31, 1905 - Feb 7, 1997
Lonoke, AR
Clarence Howell
Jan 7, 1908 - February 1972
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Edward B Howell
Feb 1, 1907 - May 18, 1993
Morrilton, AR
Booker Howell
Jan 19, 1905 - April 1980
Berkeley, California
Lettie Howell
Mar 1, 1890 - August 1964
O Howell
Dec 26, 1910 - Dec 15, 1954
Winston L Howell
Sep 22, 1910 - Mar 3, 1972
Frances G Howell
Jun 29, 1915 - Oct 4, 1988
Mc Gehee, AR
Miley Howell
Sep 3, 1905 - March 1980
Mc Gehee, Arkansas
Terry G Howell
Sep 30, 1952 - Apr 23, 2004
Norma M Howell
Aug 16, 1895 - January 1989
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Thomas Howell
Jan 16, 1906 - November 1982
Peoria, Illinois
Cyril Howell
Oct 25, 1903 - June 1975
Waldron, Arkansas
Mark R Howell
Oct 28, 1953 - Jul 24, 2003
Earl Howell
Jan 17, 1909 - August 1979
Greenville, Mississippi

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Chester E Smith
Apr 23, 1903 - May 27, 1991
Russell, AR
Mae W Smith
Jul 8, 1903 - Dec 10, 1991
Mary Donaldson
Jul 4, 1890 - January 1975
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Rachel Bell
Aug 20, 1896 - September 1972
England, Arkansas
Lessie W Nichols
Jan 4, 1910 - Nov 18, 1998
Pasadena, CA
Herman E Gray
Jun 12, 1917 - Sep 21, 1992
Little Rock, AR
Sidney B Williams
Aug 30, 1911 - Jul 8, 1995
Tacoma, WA
Norman Scroggins
Mar 11, 1909 - May 1983
Temple Hills, Maryland
Frances L Trotter
Mar 5, 1904 - Jan 11, 1998
Maumelle, AR
Edna Hughes
Sep 23, 1904 - March 1985
Barbara Mcroberts
Feb 13, 1902 - November 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
Lola Baker
Jul 27, 1907 - September 1974
Little Rock, Arkansas
Beatrice Cornish
Jun 28, 1909 - April 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Roberta Martinuzzi
Jul 9, 1906 - August 1987
Little Rock, Arkansas
Lillian Baker
Feb 6, 1908 - February 1976
Little Rock, Arkansas
Blanche Vance
Aug 14, 1902 - Jan 3, 1991
Maude Jackson
Sep 5, 1889 - October 1974
Little Rock, Arkansas
Anna Zwick
Sep 1, 1888 - December 1970
Dwight L Sowell
Jan 15, 1917 - Apr 15, 2002
Conway, AR
Mary E Cover
Dec 25, 1915 - Jun 2, 1995
Gillett, AR
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