Birth Name: Walter Andrew Brennan
Date of Birth: July 25, 1894
Place of Birth: Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Date of Death: September 21, 1974
Place of Death: Oxnard, California, U.S.
Walter Brennan was an American actor and singer. He thrice won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, for Come and Get It (1936), Kentucky (1938), and The Westerner (1940).
Walter was the son of Margaret Elizabeth (Flanagan) and William John Brennan, who was an engineer and inventor. His father was born in Massachusetts, to an Irish father, and to an English-born mother, likely also of Irish descent. His mother was born in Massachusetts, to Irish parents. He was married to Ruth Caroline Wells, until his death, with whom he had three children.
Sources: Walter Brennan on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Walter Brennan on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
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son of William John Brennan and Margaret Elizabeth Flanagan. Both his parents were actually born in Massachusetts.