Melvin Douglas Wheeler

20 April 1938–1 February 1988 (Age 49)
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States

The Life of Melvin Douglas

When Melvin Douglas Wheeler was born on 20 April 1938, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, his father, Willard Wheeler, was 44 and his mother, Leona Lamb, was 31. He lived in Bear Valley Judicial Township, San Bernardino, California, United States in 1940. He died on 1 February 1988, at the age of 49, and was buried in Grants Pass, Josephine, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Willard Wheeler
1893–1972
Leona Lamb
1907–1984
Arleta Wheeler
1927–2000
Kenneth Martin Wheeler
1929–2015
Mable Jean Wheeler
1931–1986
Melvin Douglas Wheeler
1938–1988

Parents and Siblings

    Male1893–1972Male

    Leona Lamb

    Female1907–1984Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1941

Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 3

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 15

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Douglas Wheeler in household of Willard Wheeler, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melvin Douglas Wheeler in household of Willard Wheeler, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Doughlas Wheeler in household of Willard Wheeler, "United States Census, 1940"

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