James Louis Martell

30 July 1919–16 September 1979 (Age 60)
Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of James Louis

When James Louis Martell was born on 30 July 1919, in Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Louis James Martell, was 33 and his mother, Margaret L. Joy, was 27. He married Velora Fischer on 8 August 1942, in Menominee, Menominee, Michigan, United States. He lived in Oshkosh, Winnebago, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin, United States in 1940. He died on 16 September 1979, in Skokie, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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James Louis Martell
Velora Fischer
Marriage: 8 August 1942

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World Events (8)

Age 1
The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · The First Fannie May
Age 1
The first Fannie May shop was opened by H. Teller Archibald. It became so popular that after fifteen years Fannie May had opened 48 stores in the Midwest. During World War II, the ingredients for all of Fannie May's recipes were hard to come by. However, they chose to not change their recipes, while other competitors did. Fannie May's vision was to create handmade, delectable chocolates, without ever compromising the taste of the candy.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 16
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, and German: variant spelling of Martel .2 Catalan: metonymic occupational name for a smith, or nickname for a forceful person, from martell ‘hammer’ (Late Latin martellus).

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

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Sources (4)

  • James Martell in household of Louis Martell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James Martell in household of Louis Martell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James L Martell in household of Louis J Martell, "United States Census, 1920"

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