Upīte Valters

Upīte Valters (1880.-1962.)
Tālbraucējs kapteinis, jūrskolotājs. Dzimis Dundagas pagastā. Beidzis Ventspils jūrskolu (1902.). Engures jūrskolas pedagogs (1904.-1906.). piedalījies 1905. gada revolūcijā. 1906. gadā emigrējis uz ASV, Latvijā nav atgriezies. Otrā pasaules kara laikā (1917.-1918.) ASV Jūras kara flotē bijis leitnants. 1918. gadā Ņujorkā aprecējies ar Gladys Decker. Braucis uz ASV kuģiem. Apbedīts Vašingtonā Ārlingtonas kapos.
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One response to “Upīte Valters

  1. Valters Upite is my maternal grandfather. Valters Upite (known as Walter Uppit in the United States) married Gladys Decker in 1918 in New York City. Their daughter, Grace Uppit, was my mother. He was a Lieutenant in the United States Navy in WWI (1917-1918). He spent his life as a captain on cargo vessels.

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