Melville M. Steers

18 November 1882–
Lawndale Township, McLean, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Melville M.

When Melville M. Steers was born on 18 November 1882, in Lawndale Township, McLean, Illinois, United States, his father, Martin Steers, was 42 and his mother, Harriet S. Bentley, was 38.

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Martin Steers
Harriet S. Bentley
Fannie Elizabeth Steers
Leroy N Steers
Arthur L Steers
Melvin Steers
Winnifred Evaline Steers
Melville M. Steers

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World Events (3)

1885 · The First Skyscraper
Age 3
The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
Age 4
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 4
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Name Meaning

English (Surrey and Kent): variant of Steer , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Melville M. Steers, "Illinois Births and Christenings, 1824-1940"

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