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Walter Roe

Birth: He was born around 1921 in Nebraska.  

Family Information: Son of Ben Roe and Florence (Roe) Hamel.

Brother of Robert, Warren, Frances and Lucille Roe.

His father later married Mary Halahan and he became step-brother of Joe Blackshear.

His mother later married Alfred Hamel and he became step-brother of Margaret Hamel.  


Pre-Colony History:  

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Job in Colony:  

Other Info: In 1929 he got off the train at the colony depot. He was returning from a seven-month stay with his grandmother in Arlington, Nebraska.

In 1932 he played the baritone horn in the newly organized Junior Orchestra which was being organized and taught by Fred Hamel.

Post-Colony History:  


Sources: "Vernon Parish Democrat": September 12, 1929; "Llano Colonist": December 10, 1932, April 15, 1933; US Census: 1930  


Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated April 15, 1933.

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