Killis Wayne Melton

Male1923–1 April 2010

Brief Life History of Killis Wayne

When Killis Wayne Melton was born in 1923, in Texas, United States, his father, Grady Adolphus Melton, was 32 and his mother, Lucretia Hamlet Greene, was 30. He lived in Justice Precinct 1, Denton, Texas, United States in 1940 and McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States in 2010. He died on 1 April 2010, at the age of 87, and was buried in Plano, Collin, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grady Adolphus Melton
Lucretia Hamlet Greene
Lulu Emily Melton
Dolph Grady
William Adolphus Melton
Huguley Whitfield Melton
Grady Short Melton Jr
Ziska Marvin Melton
Killis Wayne Melton

Sources (16)

  • Kellis Melton in household of Grady A Melton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Killis W Melton, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Killis Wayne Melton, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 6

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 24

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

English (northern): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, and Yorkshire, all of which have the same origin as Middleton , with Old English middel replaced by its Old Norse equivalent methal after the Scandinavian settlement of northern and eastern England.

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

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