Melvin Handlin Butcher

13 March 1905–23 October 1969 (Age 64)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Melvin Handlin

When Melvin Handlin Butcher was born on 13 March 1905, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Monroe Butcher Jr, was 30 and his mother, Eva Mary Scott, was 28. He married Mildred Marie Francom on 19 January 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 23 October 1969, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Handlin Butcher
1905–1969
Mildred Marie Francom
1911–2009
Marriage: 19 January 1929
June Butcher
1931–
Melvin Lavar Butcher
1935–1990

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1929
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 3

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 18

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a butcher or slaughterer, Middle English bo(u)cher (Old French bouchier, a derivative of bouc ‘ram’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Handlian Butcher in household of Eva Mary Scott Butcher, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melvin Handlin Butcher, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Melvin Handlin Butcher, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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