Melvin Dale French

1902–1954 (Age 52)
Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States

The Life of Melvin Dale

When Melvin Dale French was born on 9 November 1902, in Osawatomie, Miami, Kansas, United States, his father, Dr. Wilton Melvin French, was 29 and his mother, Eliza R. Rehwoldt, was 23. He died on 3 November 1954, at the age of 51.

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Dr. Wilton Melvin French
Eliza R. Rehwoldt
Melvin Dale French

Parents & Siblings

  • Dr. Wilton Melvin French


  • Eliza R. Rehwoldt




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 2

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 14

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. ethnic name for someone from France, Middle English frensche, or in some cases perhaps a nickname for someone who adopted French airs. 2. variant of Anglo-Norman French Frain .

Possible Related Names

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

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