James Paul Merten

14 August 1958–4 August 1999 (Age 40)
Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States

The Life of James Paul

When James Paul Merten was born on 14 August 1958, in Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States, his father, Aloys Theodore Merten, was 41 and his mother, Leona Margaret Ficker, was 40. He died on 4 August 1999, in Stearns, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Saint Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Aloys Theodore Merten
Leona Margaret Ficker
Theresa Barbara Merten
Elizabeth Ann Merten
Dorothy Leona Merten
James Paul Merten

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.
1968 · The American Indian Movement

Age 10

The American Indian Movement is a Native American advocacy group that was formed to address the affirmation, treaty issues, spirituality and leadership of the Native Americans in the area. They addressed incidents of police harassment and racism against the Natives and strove to create real economic independence for the Indians. Decades after its founding, the American Indian Movement has continued to fight for the interests of the indigenous groups around the world.
1971 · The Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Age 13

The Twenty-sixth Amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens who are eighteen years old or older.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from a variant of the personal name Martin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Paul Merten in entry for Sara Beth Merten, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"
  • James Paul Merten in entry for Nathan James Merten, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"
  • James P Merten, "Minnesota Marriage Index, 1958-2001"

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