Melvin Cooper Few

Brief Life History of Melvin Cooper

When Melvin Cooper Few was born on 27 December 1950, in Grove Hill, Clarke, Alabama, United States, his father, Irving Grady Few, was 46 and his mother, Dellie Gray Wiggins, was 42. He married Deborah J Brunson on 3 March 1973. He died on 10 September 2005, in Bay Minette, Baldwin, Alabama, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens, Greensville, Virginia, United States.

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Melvin Cooper Few
Deborah J Brunson
Marriage: 3 March 1973

Sources (3)

  • Melvin Cooper Few, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mr Melvin C Few in entry for Few, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Melvin C Few, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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World Events (8)

1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

1951 · The ANZUS Treaty

Like that of NATO, the ANZUS Treaty was a non-binding agreement between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States Security. It was signed to cooperate on military matters in the Pacific Ocean region. It provides safety for each other in case of an armed attack on any of the three countries.

1965 · The Voting Rights Act

The Voting Rights Act prohibits racial discrimination in voting. The Act secured the right to vote for minorities in the South. It also prohibits local governments from making any voting law that results in discrimination against any kind of minorities.

Name Meaning

English (Wiltshire and Cambridgeshire): perhaps a topographic name from Anglo-Norman French fou ‘beech-tree’, which is recorded also as feu.

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

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