Walter Seal (1895 - 1967)

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Walter Seal
1895 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Seal was born on January 15, 1895. He died in November 1967 at 72 years old. We know that Walter Seal had been residing in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas 72901.

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Walter Seal passed away in November 1967 at 72 years of age. He was born on January 15, 1895. We are unaware of information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter Seal had been residing in Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas 72901.
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1895 - 1967 World Events

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In 1895, in the year that Walter Seal was born, on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1925, at the age of 30 years old, Walter was alive when 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.

In 1933, he was 38 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1948, at the age of 53 years old, Walter was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1967, in the year of Walter Seal's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Nov 25, 1921 - Sep 14, 1994
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Apr 26, 1914 - April 1994
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Aug 27, 1897 - November 1977
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Nov 8, 1892 - Feb 15, 1969
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Jan 4, 1908 - July 1971
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Dec 10, 1914 - August 1980
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Sep 8, 1924 - Mar 1, 1994
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John Seal
Nov 22, 1927 - August 1979
Robert J Seal
May 20, 1888 - Oct 15, 1971
Piggott, AR
Geraldine L Seal
Oct 31, 1928 - May 11, 2003
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Ada Seal
Nov 20, 1900 - January 1983
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Ollie T Seal
Mar 19, 1885 - Jul 15, 1971
Piggott, AR
Sarah Seal
Apr 23, 1901 - June 1978
Piggott, Arkansas
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Dec 31, 1923 - Dec 30, 2009
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Jan 22, 1915 - September 1977
Biscoe, Arkansas
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Mar 19, 1918 - Feb 19, 2006
Marmaduke, AR

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