Melvin Evert Elwess

14 April 1911–7 February 1984 (Age 72)

The Life of Melvin Evert

When Melvin Evert Elwess was born on 14 April 1911, in Canada, his father, Archie Harry Elwess, was 22 and his mother, Mabel Ellen Elwess, was 18. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1916 and lived in Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States for about 15 years and Township 62 Range 25, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 7 February 1984, in Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Richville Cemetery, Richville, Otter Tail, Minnesota, United States.

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Archie Harry Elwess
Mabel Ellen Elwess
Melvin Evert Elwess
Edith Elizabeth Elwess
Mamie Cordelia Elwess

Parents and Siblings




    Edith Elizabeth Elwess


    Mamie Cordelia Elwess


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 3

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 20

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Elwess in household of Archie Elwess, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melbin Elwess in household of Archie H Elwess, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin E Elwess in household of Archie H Elwess, "United States Census, 1920"

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