Merle Francis Deal

Male21 November 1926–11 March 1966

Brief Life History of Merle Francis

Merle Francis Deal was born on 21 November 1926, in Ashley, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. He died on 11 March 1966, at the age of 39.

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    World Events (3)

    1927

    Age 1

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    1929

    Age 3

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1931

    Age 5

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

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Deal in Kent, named with Old English dæl ‘(place at) the hollow or valley’.

    English: alternatively, a variant of Dale 1, a topographic name denoting someone who lived in a valley.

    Americanized form of German Diehl or Diel .

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

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