Melvin T. French

1903–1962 (Age 59)
Fairfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Melvin T.

When Melvin T. French was born on 2 June 1903, in Fairfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, his father, William K French, was 38 and his mother, Sarah Mae Shultz, was 33. He lived in Rogers, Middleton Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1962. He died on 28 November 1962, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, at the age of 59.

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Melvin T. French
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Spouse & Children

  • Male1903–1962Male

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Parents & Siblings

  • William K French


  • Sarah Mae Shultz




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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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Melvin French, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin T French, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Melvin French in household of Thomas Brown, "United States Census, 1920"

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