John Robert Merten Sr.

9 July 1924–18 June 2007 (Age 82)
Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of John Robert

When John Robert Merten Sr. was born on 9 July 1924, in Burlington, Racine, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Edgar Joseph Merten, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Willimina Luke, was 27. He died on 18 June 2007, in Hot Springs Village, Garland, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Edgar Joseph Merten
Elizabeth Willimina Luke
John Robert Merten Sr.
Roger Merten
Edgar Merten Jr.
James Merten
Dorothy Merten

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 8

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 23

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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  • John Merten in household of Edgar J Merten, "United States Census, 1930"

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