1911-1940 — Leominster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Frederick Walton Seaver attended Leominster High School in Leominster, Massachusetts, and graduated from Worcester Academy in Worcester, Massachusetts. He attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire on a football scholarship, but was injured playing football and did not complete college. During the Depression, he had jobs in and near Leominster. In the winter of 1940-41, he abruptly left Massachusetts and headed for California, arriving at the home of Marshall and Dorothy (Taylor) Chamberlain at 4601 Terrace Drive in the Kensington area of San Diego. Dorothy's mother, Emily (Richmond) Taylor, was Fred's aunt, his mother's sister.