Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

John Philip Walter  

1909 - Jul 15 - F D Lamson to John P Walter Palmer House property, Culver, $15,500

1911 - Dec 14 - John P Walter of the Palmer Houws was called last week to Louisville, Ky., by the critical illness of his father, whose condition is regarded as hopless. He was accompanied by Mrs. Walter and Helen. Mr. Walter returned a few days later, his father having temporarily rallied, butis holdin himself in readiness to be recalled at any moment.

1911 - Dec 21 - John P. Walter went to Louisville Friday in response to the news of his fathers death.

1914 - April 2 Library for Culver was on the committe for forming and estabblishing the Culver Library.

1915 - Feb 18 - JOhn P. Walter of the Palmer House is in an Indianapolis hospital where he underwent a nimor operation last week

1915 - Mar 25 - John P Walter of the Palmer House returned Saturday from a six weeks' stay at St. Vincent hosptial Indianapolis

1915 - Dec 9 - John P Walter attended th Indiana convention of hotel keepers at Indianapolis this week

1917 - Oct 17 - was added as a sotckholder of the State Exchange Bank which orginzation came into being on January 1, 1918.

1917 - Nov. 14 - W. U. Gordon to John P Walter in seq Sec 9 Union $900

1918 - Mar 20 - Was listed as a Vice President of the State Exchange Bank ; later years he was listed as a director.

1918-22 - Lake Maxinkuckee Conservation League, Culver. John P. Walter, president

1919 - July 9 - (remember when 1939) - John P. Walter has bought the C. A. Rockwood home on Faculty Row.

1925 - Mar 11 - Florence Morris to John P Walter lot 27 FLorence Morris add. Culver, $750

1934 - 13 Jun -John P. Walter & Matilda to Martha Wener, a triangle plot of ground, Comm at Pen Aven. WD $1.00

    Martha Werner to John and Matilda Walter, same WD $1.

Former owner of the Palmer House dies:

Thursday, March 18, 1937 - Rochester Sentinel

Culver , Ind., Mar. 18. -- Funeral services for John P. Walter, who died Tuesday night in an Indianapolis hospital, will be held Friday morning at St. Ann's Catholic church in Monterey with burial in Culver Masonic cemetery.

Mr. Walter who came to Culver from Chicago thirty years ago, was well known in business circles in northern Indiana as a hotel man and banker. For many years he owned and operated the Palmer House at Lake Maxinkuckee and more recently was interested in the Hotel Jefferson in South Bend. He was one of the original directors of the State Exchange Bank of Culver and was vice-president from 1918 to 1933. Failing health forced him to retire from business four years ago. Surviving are the widow and one daughter.

1939 Dec 6 - - No. 4591 Estate of John P. Walter - Notice of Final Settlement, Matilda Walter, Executrix of the Estate of John P. Walter, later of Marshall County, State of Indiana, deceasde

1939 - Jul 19 - Matilda Walter to Jno. W and Norma Henderson tract 16-31-1- WD. $1

1942 - Oct 22 - Matilda Walter WD to Milton Roth and Mary C Cline Lots 29 and 30 Dillon & Medbourn Addition, Culver.

John Philip Walter Birth 14 Feb 1869 Milwaukee/Racine, Wisconsin 16 Mar 1937 Indianapolis Indiana son of Phiilip Walter and Mary --

married Matilda "Tillie" Temple Birth Date: 25 Mar 1871 Illinois 19 May 1961 - Dyer, Lake, Indiana daughter of Frank Temple [Franz Temtel ] and Barbara Sebeck
    Widow Of Culver Hotel Man Dies At Age 89

    Matilda Elizabeth Walter Succumbs

    Mrs. Matilda Elizabeth Walter,age 89, of 6 North Terrace. Culver Alilitarv Academy, died Friday morning, May 19 at at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital at IDyer, Ind., afier an extended illness. Mrs. Walter was born at Chicago, 111. May 25, 1871 and. came to Culver in 1909 where husband, John P. Walter owned and operated The PalmerHouse (now known as The Culver Inn on Lake Maxinkuckee for many years. He preceded her in death in 1937. Surviving Mrs. Waiter are daughter. Mrs. Helen Shank, Culver: five sisters: Mrs. J. L. Arimairr, Mrs. E. C. Herleld, Miss Rose Tempel, Miss Betty Tempel, and Mrs. J. A. Kropcerk. all of CHicago and two granddaughters

    She was a member if the St, Mary's of the Lake Catholic church where solemn high mass was held at 10 a.m. Monday with Rev. Joseph A. Lenk. pastor, officiating. Burial was at the Culver cetemtery. The Easterday Funera1 Home was in charge of arragements.- Citizen 24 May 1961
1963 - Feb. 13 - Estate of Matilda Walter Estate No. 7272 - Robert SHanks, Personal Reprentative.

    Helen Annie Walter Birth 30 Mar 1894 Chicago, Cook, Illinois Death MARCH 1983 Culver, Marshall, Indiana buried Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana married married Dec 1923 Robert Herbert Shanks Birth: 11 May 1889 Henderson Vance County North Carolina Death: 20 Nov 1967 - Plymouth, Marshall, Indiana Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana, Culver, Marshall, Indiana son of Henry Taylor Shanks & Maude Hunter Jenkins

    1926 - Dec 26 - (Remember when 1953, 1963) - Miss Helen Walter and Capt Robert H. Shanks were united in marriage. He was Chairman of CMA Mathematics Department, Master Instructor and Varsity tennis coach.