Walter Thomas La Parker (1899 - 1959)

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Walter Thomas La Parker
1899 - 1959
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1899
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1959
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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Walter Thomas La Parker was born in 1899. He was born to Walter Lucas Parker and Edith Marie Bennett Parker. He died in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at 60 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Walter Thomas La Parker died in 1959 in Melbourne, Australia at age 60. He was born in 1899. He was born to Walter Lucas Parker and Edith Marie Bennett Parker.

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In 1899, in the year that Walter Thomas La Parker was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1903, at the age of only 4 years old, Walter was alive when 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 1939, he was 40 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1948, at the age of 49 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 1959, in the year of Walter Thomas La Parker's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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