Jack Martin

about 1895–before 1986 (Age 91)
Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States

The Life of Jack

Jack Martin was born about 1895, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States. He married Eda ( Dasha) G. Letz on 14 January 1940, in Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States. He died before 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 90.

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Jack Martin
1895–1986
Eda ( Dasha) G. Letz
1895–1957
Marriage: 14 January 1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 January 1940
Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1902 · Montana Capital Building Completed

Age 7

Construction started on the Montana state capital in 1899. In 1902 the capital was completed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, Irish, French, Dutch, German, Czech, Slovak, Spanish (Martín), Italian (Venice), etc.: from a personal name (Latin Martinus, a derivative of Mars, genitive Martis, the Roman god of fertility and war, whose name may derive ultimately from a root mar ‘gleam’). This was borne by a famous 4th-century saint, Martin of Tours, and consequently became extremely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages. As a North American surname, this form has absorbed many cognates from other European forms.2 English: habitational name from any of several places so called, principally in Hampshire, Lincolnshire, and Worcestershire, named in Old English as ‘settlement by a lake’ (from mere or mær ‘pool’, ‘lake’ + tūn ‘settlement’) or as ‘settlement by a boundary’ (from (ge)mære ‘boundary’ + tūn ‘settlement’). The place name has been charged from Marton under the influence of the personal name Martin.

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

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