Walter Olef Thiele (1903 - 1962)

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Walter Olef Thiele
1903 - 1962
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Olef Thiele was born in 1903. He was born to Frederick Wi Thiele and Martha Louise Block Thiele, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1962 in Barn, Australia at 59 years old.


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Walter Olef Thiele passed away in 1962 in Barn, Australia at 59 years of age. He was born in 1903. He was born to Frederick Wi Thiele and Martha Louise Block Thiele, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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In 1903, in the year that Walter Olef Thiele was born, the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1937, he was 34 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1940, when he was 37 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, Walter was 52 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1962, in the year of Walter Olef Thiele's passing, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

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1884 - 1963
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Minna Louise Her Thiele
1873 - 1965
Donc, Australia
Nichlerlein Lu Thiele
Donc, Australia
Auguste Bertha Thiele
1880 - 1967
Hors, Australia
Wilhelms Johan Thiele
Hors, Australia
Bertha Thiele
1881 - 1967
Melbourne, Australia
Dyer Charles W Thiele
Melbourne, Australia
Alice Richards Thiele
Melbourne, Australia
Therese Viola Thiele
1919 - 1968
Hors, Australia
Block Theodore Thiele
Hors, Australia
Christiane Bothe Thiele
Hors, Australia
John Ferdinand Thiele
1896 - 1968
Box Hill, Australia
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Box Hill, Australia
Marie Torris Thiele
1896 - 1969
Melbourne, Australia

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Box Hill, Australia
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1877 - 1962
Sandhurst, Australia
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Berw, Australia
Grace Davies
1894 - 1962
Brunswick, Australia
Henry Thomas Davies
Brunswick, Australia
Christiana El Davies Davies
Brunswick, Australia
Josephine Bono
1903 - 1962
Spri, Australia
Micalef Joseph Bono
Spri, Australia
Carmen Micalef Bono
Spri, Australia
Josephine Debono
1903 - 1962
Spri, Australia
Micalef Joseph Debono
Spri, Australia
Carmen Micalef Debono
Spri, Australia
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Died: 1962
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