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Walter Alfred SMOCK

Walter Alfred SMOCK

Male 1923 - 2004  (81 years)

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  • Name Walter Alfred SMOCK 
    Born 08 Aug 1923  Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Milit-Serv 1942  [1
    • Served in the Navy during WWII
    Name Variation Rip Smock 
    • Walter's Uncle Marion Polka nicknamed him Rip because he liked to sleep a lot.
    Name Variation Smokey Smock 
    • Nickname while in the Navy in WWII
    Name Variation Sonny Smock 
    • Walter's mother and his aunts and uncles called him Sonny
    Died 24 Oct 2004  Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    Person ID I2  Polish Texans
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2014 

    Father Walter Arthur SMOCK,   b. 08 Jul 1895, Fairfield Twp, Crawford, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1973, Fort Worth, Tarrant, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Agatha POLKA,   b. 05 Feb 1891, Marlin, Falls, TX Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1979, Houston, Harris, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 03 Dec 1919  [1
    • Based on date of marriage license.
    Divorced Abt 1926 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Aug 1923 - Houston, Harris, TX Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 2004 - Houston, Harris, TX Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Walter A. (Rip) Smock
    Walter A. (Rip) Smock
    Walter A. (Rip) Smock; Walter A. (Rip) Smock
    Walter A (Rip) Smock - WWII
    Walter A (Rip) Smock - WWII
    Walter A (Rip) Smock - WWII; Walter A (Rip) Smock in Navy uniform during WWII
    Chocolate Bayou Camp - 1946
    Chocolate Bayou Camp - 1946
    Chocolate Bayou Hunting / Fishing Camp; Chocolate Bayou Hunting / Fishing Camp - Photo taken in 1946
    From left to right; Harry Matell, Rip Smock, Marion Polka, Adam Polka
    Chocolate Bayou Camp - 1946
    Chocolate Bayou Camp - 1946
    Chocolate Bayou Hunting / Fishing Camp; Chocolate Bayou Hunting / Fishing Camp - Photo taken in 1946
    From left to right; Marion Polka, Harry Matell, Rip Smock, Adam Polka
    Rip Smock Goose Hunting - 1946
    Rip Smock Goose Hunting - 1946
    Polka Family 1942
    Polka Family 1942
    Left to right:
    Back row; Hiram Reed, Adam Edward Polka, Marion R Polka, Edward Wick, Walter Alfred Smock, Harry Matell, Robert Edward Wick
    Front row; Hiram "Bubba" Reed Jr, James V Polka, Robert Lee Grimmel
    Circa 1942
    Rip & Maria Smock Wedding
    Rip & Maria Smock Wedding
    Walter (Rip) Smock and Maria Jacob Wedding - September 9, 1950
    From left to right;
    Top row; Agnes Smock, George Jacob Sr., Bertha Jacob, Maria Jacob Smock, Walter A. Smock, Robert E. Wick, George Jacob Jr, Carl Curry
    Front row; Freida Wick, unknown, Sharon Curry, Daria Curry
    Pancho, Sonny and Ed Jr
    Pancho, Sonny and Ed Jr
    Left to right; James V Polka, Walter (Sonny) Smock, Adam Edward Polka, Jr
    Circa 1932
    Stash, Riess & Smock Children
    Stash, Riess & Smock Children
    Left to right;
    Clara Mae Stash, Mary Ann Stash, Dorothy Riess, Lucile Riess, Walter 'Sonny' Smock, Fred Stash

    Documents
    Telephone Times 1964
    Telephone Times 1964
    Walter A Smock installing the first T-1 lines in Houston Texas

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] Verbal - Walter Smock.

    2. [S103] JP Smock Info.







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