Leo Vasserot Merle III

27 March 1911–25 May 1986 (Age 75)
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

The Life of Leo Vasserot

When Leo Vasserot Merle III was born on 27 March 1911, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, his father, Leopold Vasserot Merle II, was 27 and his mother, Joan Oliver, was 25. He married Virginia Wilson on 25 September 1937, in Monterey, Monterey, California, United States. He died on 25 May 1986, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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Leo Vasserot Merle III
Clotilde Antionette Fargo
Marriage: 13 March 1972

Spouse and Children

13 March 1972
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 German and French: nickname, possibly for a good or habitual singer or whistler, from Middle High German, Old French merle ‘blackbird’ (Latin merula). See Merlo .2 German: from a pet form of a short form of a personal name formed with German mar, mer ‘famous’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leo N Merle Jr. in household of Leo V Merle, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leo M Merle Jr. in household of Leo V Merle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leo V Merle, "United States Census, 1940"

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