Walter Cowart b. 12-15-1885, Ware Co., GA.
Business school in Columbus, moved to Atlanta, worked for Farmers Union.
Met Fannie Phillips from Smithvill TN when she came to visit the Goodsons (he was Union City postmaster)
12-20-11 Married Fannie Phillips (b. 10-11-85, Smithville, TN) in Smithville, TN. They built a home in Union City.
05-21-13 Martha Elizabeth born
08-11-14 Emily Nelson born
? Boy stillborn
01-08-19 Walter Frances born
Walter worked for Homer Gullatt at Dixie Razor Co. then started & ran Union Razor Cutlery Co.. Served as mayor of Union City 1917-1921.
02-25-28 Fannye was killed in an auto-train accident in Union City.
05-26-29 Walter married Mary Roller (b. 7-15-03)
5-4-31 Mary Vinita born
08-12-32 Georgia Belle born
10-7-32 Vinita died of colitis
01-07-34 Eleanor Jane born
04-13-38 Mae Juanita born
In the 1930’s Walter managed Dr. M. D. Collins campaign for state school supt. Then worked as chief clerk in his office until about 1940. Studied law and passed the bar. Established & ran East Point Realty Co. until his death.
7-14-70 Walter d. of pancreatic cancer. Buried in Holly Hill Cemetery, Fairburn, GA, Garden of Life, Plot 180 Walter-Cowart-Cemetery-Map.pdf
10-20-86 Mary Roller Cowart Miss-Mary-bio.pdf died of a stroke at Christian City nursing home, buried next to Walter Cowart in Holly Hill Memorial Park, Fairburn GA.
Humorous writings by Walter Cowart: