Walter Zielstorff (1897 - 1985)

Walter Zielstorff
1897 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Zielstorff was born on July 16, 1897. He died in September 1985 at age 88. We know that Walter Zielstorff had been residing in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 08848.

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Walter Zielstorff died in September 1985 at 88 years of age. He was born on July 16, 1897. There is no information about Walter's family. We know that Walter Zielstorff had been residing in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey 08848.
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In 1897, in the year that Walter Zielstorff was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1924, at the age of 27 years old, Walter was alive when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1947, Walter was 50 years old when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1959, Walter was 62 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1985, in the year of Walter Zielstorff's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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