Martin E Balling

14 September 1897–June 1969 (Age 71)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Martin E

When Martin E Balling was born on 14 September 1897, in Missouri, United States, his father, Martin Elbert Balling, was 36 and his mother, Regina Dittmann, was 40. He died in June 1969, at the age of 71.

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Martin Elbert Balling
Regina Dittmann
Henry Otto Balling
Joseph Shepard Balling
Mary Balling
William Balling
Martin E Balling
Katie Balling
Theodore Balling

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    Henry Otto Balling


    Joseph Shepard Balling



    William Balling



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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German (Bälling): patronymic from the Germanic personal name Baldo ( see Bald ), or a nickname from Middle High German, Middle Low German ballinc ‘outlaw’.2 Danish: habitational name from a farm so named, from a derivative of Balle .

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

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