Walter Herbert Steidtmann

#5983, b. 14 Oct 1902, d. 28 Aug 1964
Last Edited:7 Oct 2016
FatherLouis Albert Steidtmann b. 25 Apr 1873, d. 18 Mar 1936
MotherBertha Anna Hils b. 25 Feb 1871, d. 18 Nov 1932

Child of Walter Herbert Steidtmann and Iola Griffin

Outline of Life Events:

BirthWalter Herbert Steidtmann was born on 14 Oct 1902 at LA.1,2
Census1920, sonHerbert Steidtmann (given age 17) was enumerated as a son of Lewis Albert Steidtmann (given age 46) on the 1920 Census, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.3
MarriageWalter Herbert Steidtmann married Iola Griffin on 19 Jun 1924.4,5
Census1930Herbert Steidtmann (given age 26) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 721 East Charles Street at Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Olla Steidtmann (given age 24), his daughter(s) Thelma A. They paid rent of $18 per month, and did not own a radio. Walter worked in an office as an "expressman".5
Census1940Walter H Steidtmann (given age 39) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Viola Steidtmann (given age 38), his daughter(s) Thelma. They paid $15 per month in rent. Walter had completed four years of high school, and Viola had a sixth grade education. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 60 hours as a salesman for a bread shop. In 1939 he earned $450.6
OccupationIn 1954-1955, he worked as a salesman for American Bakeries in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.7
DeathWalter Herbert Steidtmann died at age 61 on 28 Aug 1964 in Tangipahoa Parish, LA.8,2
BurialHe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2


  1. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  2. [S357] Wetmore Cemetery. Tangipahoa, LA, USA. Headstone.
  3. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  5. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S740] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S722] . New Orleans City Directories, 1930-1956.
  8. [S1482] Louisiana, Statewide Death Index, 1819-1964. website. State of Louisiana, Secretary of State. Baton Rouge, LA, USA.