Walter Schreiber (1902 - 1976)

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Walter Schreiber
1902 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Schreiber was born on October 16, 1902. He died in July 1976 at 73 years old. We know that Walter Schreiber had been residing in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois 61801.


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Walter Schreiber died in July 1976 at 73 years of age. He was born on October 16, 1902. We are unaware of information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Schreiber had been residing in Urbana, Champaign County, Illinois 61801.
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In 1902, in the year that Walter Schreiber was born, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1920, he was 18 years old when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1930, he was 28 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1941, at the age of 39 years old, Walter was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1976, in the year of Walter Schreiber's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Born: around 1914
United States
Walter H Schreiber
Born: around 1915
United States
Walter W Schreiber
Born: around 1917
New York, United States
Walter C Schreiber
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
Walter Schreiber
Born: around 1916
New Jersey, United States
Walter F Schreiber
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Walter Richard Schreiber
1894 - 1961
Wangaratta, Australia
Walter H Schreiber
Feb 26, 1915 - Dec 25, 2005
Walter F Schreiber
Dec 22, 1930 - Jan 20, 2006
Walter E Schreiber
around 1917  - Mar 8, 1917
Walter Schreiber
around 1903 - Feb 28, 1906
Walter Schreiber
around 1891 - May 16, 1895
Walter A. Schreiber
Born: around 1940
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Jun 27, 1907 - October 1974
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Laverne Schreiber
Jan 10, 1911 - June 1976
Chicago, Illinois
Margaret Schreiber
Dec 1, 1911 - May 20, 1993
Chicago, IL
George W Schreiber
May 26, 1930 - Jul 23, 1998
Hinsdale, IL
Sophie Schreiber
Jun 10, 1890 - May 1976
Chicago, Illinois
Mary C Schreiber
Aug 19, 1907 - Mar 1, 2003
Alton, IL
Dennis J Schreiber
May 27, 1940 - Aug 24, 2011
Chicago, IL
Lola Schreiber
Dec 20, 1906 - Sep 12, 1996
Zion, IL
Margaret Schreiber
Mar 1, 1886 - January 1974
Elgin, Illinois
Alberta Schreiber
Feb 10, 1898 - December 1983
Quincy, Illinois
Elmer Schreiber
Aug 29, 1898 - February 1964
Benjamin Schreiber
Nov 3, 1892 - June 1963
Eugene Schreiber
Jan 21, 1915 - March 1978
Three Rivers, Michigan
Frank Schreiber
May 9, 1891 - April 1971
Quincy, Illinois
Margaret Schreiber
Jun 24, 1902 - September 1986
Quincy, Illinois
Merlyn P Schreiber
Apr 18, 1916 - Jul 4, 1999
Alton, IL
Helen M Schreiber
Jul 1, 1912 - Nov 4, 2004
Alton, IL
Robert Schreiber
Jul 26, 1921 - April 1972
Vera M Schreiber
May 20, 1922 - Feb 10, 2008
Montgomery, IL
Walter Schreiber
Jan 14, 1921 - August 1984
South Haven, Michigan
Elizabeth A Schreiber
Apr 18, 1922 - Jun 22, 1998
Douglas, MI

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Neoga, Illinois
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