Walter W Uhrich (1915 - 1944)

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Walter W Uhrich
1915 - 1944
updated February 06, 2019
Walter W Uhrich was born on August 2, 1915. He died on April 20, 1944 at 28 years of age.


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Walter W Uhrich passed away on April 20, 1944 at 28 years old. He was born on August 2, 1915. We have no information about Walter's family.
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In 1915, in the year that Walter W Uhrich was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1927, by the time he was merely 12 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1930, Walter was just 15 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1934, Walter was 19 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1944, in the year of Walter W Uhrich's passing, on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

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Dec 17, 1903 - Jun 25, 1991
Marguerit Uhrich
Oct 13, 1908 - June 1982
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Julien J Uhrich
Jun 6, 1911 - Dec 20, 1989
Rosemarie Uhrich
Jan 8, 1915 - May 29, 2003
Buffalo, NY
Stella A Uhrich
Oct 10, 1905 - May 14, 1990
Edward J Uhrich
Apr 16, 1909 - Jun 9, 1990
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Nov 17, 1916 - Mar 19, 2007
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Frank G Uhrich
Mar 4, 1910 - February 1994
Fort Myers, FL
Helen Uhrich
Aug 13, 1908 - October 1985
Fort Myers, FL
Leroy A Uhrich
Apr 17, 1935 - Feb 1, 2011
Norristown, PA
Eva Uhrich
Aug 3, 1915 - Sep 21, 1988
Doylestown, PA
Eva M Uhrich
May 2, 1907 - August 1993
Palmyra, PA
Arlene G Uhrich
May 29, 1928 - Apr 25, 2005
Lebanon, PA
Sallie Uhrich
Oct 1, 1892 - September 1977
Cornwall, PA
Harvey H Uhrich
Jan 12, 1911 - Jun 29, 1994
Perkasie, PA
Helen L Uhrich
Oct 3, 1911 - Jul 28, 2002
Middletown, PA
Richard J Uhrich
Mar 30, 1941 - Sep 26, 1990
Ann F Uhrich
Sep 16, 1936 - Dec 17, 2008
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