Walter Leonard Grinter (1907 - 1951)

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Walter Leonard Grinter
1907 - 1951
updated August 08, 2019
Walter Leonard Grinter was born in 1907 in Kensington, Australia. He was born to John Grinter and Elizabeth Twitt Grinter, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1951 in Geelong, Australia at 44 years of age.

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Walter Leonard Grinter

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Walter Grinter was born in in Kensington, Australia

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Walter Grinter died in in Geelong, Australia

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John Grinter
Kensington, Australia
Elizabeth Twitt Grinter
Kensington, Australia

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Walter Leonard Grinter died in 1951 in Geelong, Australia at 44 years old. He was born in 1907 in Kensington, Australia. He was born to John Grinter and Elizabeth Twitt Grinter, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1907 - 1951 World Events

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In 1907, in the year that Walter Leonard Grinter was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1918, by the time he was only 11 years old, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1927, Walter was 20 years old 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.

In 1938, he was 31 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1951, in the year of Walter Leonard Grinter's passing, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

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Walter Thomas Grinter
1874 - 1952
Fitzroy, Australia

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John Grinter
Kensington, Australia
Elizabeth Twitt Grinter
Kensington, Australia
Walter Thomas Grinter
1874 - 1952
Fitzroy, Australia
Charles Grinter
Fitzroy, Australia
Elizabeth Grinter Grinter
Fitzroy, Australia
Fran Percival Grinter
1898 - 1953
Nathalia, Australia
Henry Grinter
Nathalia, Australia
Bessie Ann Mounter Grinter
Nathalia, Australia
Charles Frederick Grinter
1883 - 1953
Geelong, Australia
Charles Grinter
Geelong, Australia
Leah Palmer Grinter
Geelong, Australia
Dianne Mary Grinter
Died: 1954
Melbourne, Australia
Alfred Grinter
Melbourne, Australia
Thelma Veron Walters Grinter
Melbourne, Australia
George Grinter
1872 - 1954
Nath, Australia
Charles Grinter
Nath, Australia
Francis Reginald Grinter
1894 - 1955
Heidelberg, Australia
George Grinter
Heidelberg, Australia
Harriet Sutherland Grinter
Heidelberg, Australia

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John Grinter
Kensington, Australia
Elizabeth Twitt Grinter
Kensington, Australia
Robert Riley
1875 - 1951
Geelong W, Australia
Thomas Riley
Geelong W, Australia
Ann Riley
Geelong W, Australia
Ellen Scarlett
1866 - 1951
Geelong W, Australia
Dickson Robert Scarlett
Geelong W, Australia
Mary Scarlett
Geelong W, Australia
Charlotte Tanis
1862 - 1951
Geelong W, Australia
Dowling Francis Tanis
Geelong W, Australia
Charlotte Fletcher Tanis
Geelong W, Australia
Zoe Colvin Ferris Heath
1871 - 1951
Glong W, Australia
Elliott John Heath
Glong W, Australia
Letitia Hislop Heath
Glong W, Australia
Barry Ernest Welsh
Died: 1951
Glong W, Australia
Ernest Frederick Welsh
Glong W, Australia
Mary Smith
1863 - 1951
Geelong W, Australia
James Johnstone Smith
Geelong W, Australia
Elizabeth Byers Smith
Geelong W, Australia
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