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Farmer, Walter I. (Walter Ings), 1911-

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Personal name headingFarmer, Walter I. (Walter Ings), 1911-
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Birth date1911-07-07
Death date1997-08-09
Place of birthAlliance (Ohio)
Place of deathCincinnati (Ohio)
Found inHis In America since 1607, 1987: t.p. (Walter I. Farmer) p. 168 (Walter Ings Farmer; b. Alliance, Ohio, 7/7/11; resident of Cincinnati, Ohio)
Berlin masterpieces in America, 2020: ECIP galley (Walter Farmer was born in 1911 in northern Ohio; US Army Captain Walter Farmer; "Wiesbaden Manifesto" drawn up under his initiative)
New York Times (via Internet), Aug. 11, 1997 (Walter I. Farmer, who was awarded a high German medal last year for having protested, as an American Army captain in Germany in the months after World War II, his superiors' decision to ship artworks including paintings by Rembrandt and Rubens to the United States, died on Saturday [Aug. 9] at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati; b. Alliance, Ohio; received bachelor's degrees in mathematics and architecture from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio; received Germany's highest civilian medal, the Commander's Cross of the Federal Order of Merit, from the German Foreign Minister, Klaus Kinkel, in Bonn on Feb. 9, 1996)
National Gallery of Art website, Jan. 28, 2020: under Walter I. Farmer papers (Walter I. Farmer, an officer with the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives (MFAA) Section of the United States Army during and immediately after World War II; July 7, 1911, born, Alliance, Ohio; 1944-1946, Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Officer, Director and Officer-in Charge, Central Collecting Point, Wiesbaden, Germany; 1996, awarded Das Grosse Verdienstkreuz (German Special Service Cross); August 9, 1997, died, Cincinnati, Ohio; Walter Ings Farmer)