Rex Mertis Kruse

25 April 1925–25 April 1964 (Age 39)
Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States

The Life of Rex Mertis

Rex Mertis Kruse was born on 25 April 1925, in Salisbury, Chariton, Missouri, United States. He died on 25 April 1964, in Mountain Grove, Wright, Missouri, United States, at the age of 39.

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World Events (3)

1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 6

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

1 German and Danish: nickname for someone with curly hair, a Low German variant of Kraus .2 German: from Middle High German kruse ‘pitcher’, ‘ceramic drinking vessel’; a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of jugs or a nickname for a heavy drinker.

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

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