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 Joseph Matthew Walter, Sr

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Joseph Matthew Walter, Sr

  • Birth 8 Jan 1824 Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Death 9 Dec 1916 Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Plot H: 338U
  • Memorial ID 77756840

At the time of his death, Joseph had been in the retail jewelry business for 47 years. Joseph succeeded his father, Jacob A. in the family business, first on Howard Street, opposite the old Stewart's buidling and later moved to Eutaw St. He had been the last surviving brother of Rev. Jacob A. Walter.

Joseph was a well known choir singer and for more than twenty years was tenor at St. Ignatius Church. He was present when the statue of Washington was lifted into position on the monument at Mt. Vernon place. He was a graduate of St. Mary's Seminary prior to it becoming a seminary. Cardinal Gibbons was a close friend and often visited. He and his wife Emily produced 14 children.

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  • Created by: Maggie Mac
  • Added: 7 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77756840
  • Maggie Mac
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Matthew Walter, Sr (8 Jan 1824–9 Dec 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77756840, citing New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Maggie Mac (contributor 46490509) .