- Walter was born on 11 May 1903 in Little Falls, NY.
- As per the 1910 Census he lived in Little Falls, NY.
- Married Ida Mae Root on 4 Feb 1922 in Syracuse, NY.
- Walter and Ida had one child, Shirley.
- As per the 1930 Census he lived in Buffalo, NY on 310 15th St, and his occupation is listed as an upholsterer in a furniture factory.
- Married Henrietta Mary Vogt on 27 Aug 1934.
- Walter and Henrietta had 5 children, Ronald, Lance, Gary, Gail, and Randy.
- As per the 1940 Census he lived in Dewitt, NY on East Genesee ST, and his occupation is listed as a laborer.
- Registered for WWII on 15 Feb 1942 and lists his employer as Conkling Rug Co in Syracuse, NY.
- Walter died on 21 Mar 1994 in Van Buren, NY and at Stockbridge Cemetery in Munnsville, NY.