David John Munk

20 November 1939–24 February 2007 (Age 67)
San Mateo, California, United States

The Life of David John

When David John Munk was born on 20 November 1939, in San Mateo, California, United States, his father, Calvin F Brazeal, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Elneor Bowen, was 19. He lived in Judicial Township 1, San Mateo, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 February 2007, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 67.

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Calvin F Brazeal
Elizabeth Elneor Bowen
David John Munk

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World Events (8)

1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 1

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Monk .2 German (Münk), Scandinavian, and Dutch: from Middle High German münich, Middle Dutch munc, Scandinavian munk ‘monk’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a monk, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a monastery.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the male personal name M(o)unka, a Czech pet form of Solomon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Brazeal in household of Calvin Brazeal, "United States Census, 1940"
  • David Munk im Eintrag für Elizabeth Ann Munk, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“
  • David John Munk, „United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014“

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