Melvin Edward Malecha

24 April 1932–6 May 2015 (Age 83)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Melvin Edward

When Melvin Edward Malecha was born on 24 April 1932, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Edward Frank Malecha, was 33 and his mother, Bessie Otilla Dvorak, was 30. He lived in Webster, Rice, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. He died on 6 May 2015, in Northfield, Rice, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Northfield, Rice, Minnesota, United States.

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Edward Frank Malecha
Bessie Otilla Dvorak
Edward Frank Malecha
Raymond Richard Malecha
Melvin Edward Malecha
Ellard Wenceslaus Malecha

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World Events (8)

1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 1

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

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.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

Czech:1. nickname from a derivative of malý ‘small’ ( see Maly ). 2. from a pet form of Martin, Marek, Matěj, or any other personal name beginning with Ma-.

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

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  • Melvin Molecha in household of Edward Molecha, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Melvin E Malecha, "United States Public Records, 1970-2009"
  • Melvin Edward Malecha in entry for Loren Joseph Malecha, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"

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