Melvin Winfield Sauter

21 April 1903–August 1981 (Age 78)
Maryland, United States

The Life of Melvin Winfield

When Melvin Winfield Sauter was born on 21 April 1903, in Maryland, United States, his father, Oscar Winfield Sauter, was 22 and his mother, Sarah E Pierce, was 22. He had at least 1 son with Elsie Elizabeth Johnson. He died in August 1981, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Good Shepherd Cemetery, Ellicott City, Howard, Maryland, United States.

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Oscar Winfield Sauter
Sarah E Pierce
Melvin Winfield Sauter
Beulah Irene Sauter

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 German: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (one who sews leather), Middle High German sūter (from Latin sutor, an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’).2 English: variant of Salter .3 Dutch: occupational name for a producer or seller of salt, from an agent derivative of zout ‘salt’. Compare Salter 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Melvin W Sauter in household of Oscar W Sauter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Melvin Sauter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin W Sauter in household of Oscar W Sauter, "United States Census, 1930"

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