Carl Joseph Schmelzer

28 May 1922–6 September 1994 (Age 72)
Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Carl Joseph

When Carl Joseph Schmelzer was born on 28 May 1922, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, his father, Carl S. Schmelzer, was 29 and his mother, Catherine Marie Murray, was 25. He died on 6 September 1994, at the age of 72.

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Carl Joseph Schmelzer
Georgia Lee

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    William Cletus Schmelzer


    Eileen Marie Schmelzer


    Wilma A. Schmelzer


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 19

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a smelter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German smelzen, German schmelzen ‘to smelt metal’.

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

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  • Carl G Schmelzer in household of Carl S Schmelzer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carl J Schmelzer in household of Carl S Schmelzer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carl Joseph Schmelzer in entry for Neil Kaufman and Catherine Marie Schmelzer, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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