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Indiana authors and their books 1917-1966.
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ROTH, WALTER A.: 1893-

Born in Bartholomew County, Ind., on July 8, 1893, Walter A. Roth is the son of John and Minnie Lee Smith Roth. He attended Purdue University for two years. On Aug. 3, 1916, he married Lavina Pearl Smith and they had five children: Allen, Hilda Marie, Betty Mac, Miriam Lee, and John. Moving to Indianapolis about 1922, Roth worked for the Bemis Bag Company, Real Silk Mills, and Allison Division of General Motors Corporation. He later became a resident of Hendricks County; was in charge of the Wilkinson Lumber Yard in New Salem, 1945-56; and owned and operated a general store in Bamard, 1956-60.

Information from Plainfield Public Library.

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