Melvin Harvey Creter

12 October 1914–19 August 1999 (Age 84)
Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Melvin Harvey

When Melvin Harvey Creter was born on 12 October 1914, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Albert Charles Creter Sr, was 37 and his mother, Bertha Johanna Marquardt, was 38. He married Helen Brigetta Schmolly about 1936, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States. He lived in Perry Township, Stark, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. He died on 19 August 1999, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States.

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Melvin Harvey Creter
Helen Brigetta Schmolly
Marriage: about 1936

Spouse and Children

about 1936
Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 23

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Krieger , or of its Dutch cognate Krijger.2 Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Krüger ( see Krueger ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin Creter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin Creter in household of Creter Creter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin H Creter in household of Albert C Creter, "United States Census, 1930"

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