American Silversmiths

Walter James Leavenworth


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Walter James Leavenworth
  • Born: 20 Feb 1845, Roxbury CT
  • Marriage (1): Nettie A. Wallace on 23 Oct 1867 in Wallingford CT
  • Died: 19 Jan 1906, Wallingford CT

  General notes:

Silver Manufacturer

  Events in his life were:

  • He appeared on the 1870 census taken at Wallingford CT, listed as a bookkeeper.

  • He was a partner in 1871-1892 with Robert, Robert B., and William J. Wallace in Prospect CT as R. WALLACE & SONS. In 1875, the firm added sterling flat- and hollowware to its product line. After Robert Senior's death, the firm was continued by his sons until 1956, when it became WALLACE SILVERSMITHS.

  • Alternate Mark for R. WALLACE & SONS.
  • He was a partner in 1875-1879 with Robert, Robert B. George H., Henry L., Frank A., and William J. Wallace and Dennis Morris in Wallingford CT as WALLACE BROTHERS, manufactururing silverplated cast steel flatware and hollowware. The firm was absorbed into R. WALLACE & SONS on 23 June 1879.
  • He appeared on the 1880 census taken at Prospect CT, listed as a spoon manufacturer.

Walter married Nettie A. Wallace, daughter of Robert Wallace and Harriet Louise Moulthrop, on 23 Oct 1867 in Wallingford CT. (Nettie A. Wallace was born on 15 May 1844 in Wallingford CT and died on 6 Jan 1924.)

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