Melvin Baxton Keel

28 July 1906–22 December 1964 (Age 58)
Toombs, Georgia, United States

The Life of Melvin Baxton

When Melvin Baxton Keel was born on 28 July 1906, in Toombs, Georgia, United States, his father, Irwin Franklin Keel, was 35 and his mother, Rosa Mae Nevils, was 32. He died on 22 December 1964, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 58.

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Family Time Line

Melvin Baxton Keel
1906–1964
wife Minnie (Durden) Humphries
–1999

Spouse and Children

    Male1906–1964Male

    wife Minnie (Durden) Humphries

    Female–1999Female

Parents and Siblings

    Irwin Franklin Keel

    Male1870–1934Male

    Female1874–1941Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 16

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Keele in Staffordshire, named from Old English cȳ ‘cows’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from East and West Keal in Lincolnshire, which are named from Old Norse kjǫlr ‘ridge’.2 Irish: reduced form of McKeel .3 Swiss German: probably a variant of Kehl 2.

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

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