Martin Luther Zinn Jr

11 February 1905–1 March 1998 (Age 93)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Martin Luther

When Martin Luther Zinn Jr was born on 11 February 1905, in West Virginia, United States, his father, Martin Luther Zinn, was 45 and his mother, Mollie C. Brown, was 38. He married Irene Delphia Cottrell about 1978. He lived in Masontown, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Valley Magisterial District, Preston, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 1 March 1998, in Arthurdale, Preston, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Arthurdale Cemetery, Reedsville, Preston, West Virginia, United States.

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Martin Luther Zinn Jr
Relda Marie Turner
Gerald Clifford Zinn

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Licencing Butchers

Age 1

A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.

Age 26

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a worker in pewter, Middle High German zin; German Zinn, Yiddish tsin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martin Luther Zinn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martin Zinn, Jr in household of Martin L Zinn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Martin L Zinn Jr. in household of Martin L Zinn, "United States Census, 1910"

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