Walter Brennan

Walter Andrew Brennan (1894 - 1974)

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Walter Andrew Brennan
Born in Lynn, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
[children unknown]
Died in Oxnard, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Jan 2016 | Last significant change: 23 Nov 2018
14:10: Gil Davis edited the Biography for Walter Brennan. (added cemetery) [Thank Gil for this]
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Son of William John Brennan and Margaret Elizabeth Flanagan

Husband of Ruth (Wells) Brennan

Father of Walter Andrew Brennan Jr (b: 21 July 1923 in Los Angeles, CA), Ruth Caroline (Brennan) Lademan (b: 22 September 1924 in Los Angeles, CA - d: 27 October 2004 in Moorpark, Ventura Co., CA), and Arthur Wells Brennan (b: 6 January 1922 in Los Angeles, CA)

Winner of Three Academy Awards (1936, 1938, and 1940).

Sang on three Country Music albums, with one song making it to number 3 on the charts (Old Rivers) in 1962.

Sources

  • "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FX61-RQ7 : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter Andrew Brennan, 25 Jul 1894; citing Lynn, Massachusetts, reference p462, Massachusetts Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,651,224.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9RH-5WQ : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter S Brennan in household of William J Brennan, Lynn city Ward 6, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 14B, family 265, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,645.
  • "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M2JK-Z4Z : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter A Brennan in household of William J Brennan, Swampscott, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 484, sheet 27B, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,374,601.
  • "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KZNF-Z75 : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter A Brennan, 1917-1918; citing Swampscott City no 24, Massachusetts, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,684,678.
  • "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MXYB-XBG : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter A Brennan in household of William J Brennan, Swampscott, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; citing sheet 6B, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,820,697.
  • "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K8ZR-T54 : accessed 15 January 2016), Walter A Brennan and Ruth Caroline Wells, 04 Jun 1921; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 2,074,269.
  • "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9H2-GT4 : accessed 13 January 2016), Walter A Brennan, Councilmanic District 1, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 60-55A, sheet 32B, family 850, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 376.
  • "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V48Y-78W : accessed 15 January 2016), Walter A Brennan, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J566-VT5 : accessed 15 January 2016), Walter Brennan, Sep 1974; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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Walter Brennan in costume as Amos McCoy from the television program The Real McCoys.
Walter Brennan in costume as Amos McCoy from the television program The Real McCoys.

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