Warren James Melville

23 October 1887–3 October 1953 (Age 65)
Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Warren James

When Warren James Melville was born on 23 October 1887, in Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States, his father, George B Melville, was 33 and his mother, Maria Sophia Kennedy, was 38. He married Elizabeth Ann Patterson about 1919. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Anson, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years and Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 3 October 1953, in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Warren James Melville
Elizabeth Ann Patterson
Marriage: about 1919
Mary Jane Melville
Tobias George Melville

Spouse and Children

about 1919


Parents and Siblings

    George B Melville


    Maria Sophia Kennedy






    George Kennedy Melville


    Margaret Melville




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy called Malleville, from Latin mala ‘bad’ + ville ‘settlement’.2 Irish (mainly Ulster): English surname adopted by bearers of Gaelic Ó Maoilmhichíl ‘descendant of Maoilmhichil’, a personal name meaning ‘devotee of (Saint) Michael’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Warren J Melville, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Warren Melville in household of George Melville, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Warren J Melville in household of Maria Melville, "United States Census, 1920"

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