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World War II Soldier flag  George Eugene  MELTAUS

  (b. 3 June 1919Astoria, Oregon, USA   d. 9 August 1983Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  

George Eugene MELTAUS was born 3 June 1919 in Astoria, Oregon, USA. George Eugene MELTAUS was the child of

He married  Louise Lillian TREMBLAY 10 April 1959 in Pomfret, Connecticut, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Louise Lillian TREMBLAY  was born 3 March 1920 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 10 December 2007 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of William TREMBLAY and Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA.

George Eugene MELTAUS died 9 August 1983 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.
Did You Know?America - Did you know? Observation of foreign travelers to America: Americans wear shoes in the house.

son of Henry Meltaus from Norway and Alise Harmala (born in Michigan), who were married 29 December 1913 in Astoria, Clatsop, Oregon

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Astoria, Oregon, USA - Tongue Point & Columbia River, Astoria, Ore.
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Tongue Point & Columbia River, Astoria, Ore.
Astoria, Oregon, USA - Weinhard Astoria Hotel
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Main Street, looking W. Southbridge, Mass.
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Marcy Street School
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Marcy Street School
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - Southbridge, Mass., Post Office Square, looking West - 1907
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - American Optical Co. Works, Southbridge, Mass. - 1909
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Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA - St. Mary's Church
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Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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George Eugene MELTAUS married  flag Louise Lillian TREMBLAY-- Date: 10 April 1959 Place: Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
Louise Lillian TREMBLAY was the daughter of William TREMBLAY and Marie-Josephine-Eglentine CAYA

Name: Georg E Meltaus
Birth Year: abt 1920
Residence: Massachusetts
Age: 39
Race: White
Spouse: Louis L Tremblay
Spouse Residence: Massachusetts
Spouse Age: 39
Spouse Race: White
Marriage Date: 10 Apr 1959
Place of Marriage: Pomfret, Windham
Note: officiator Civil Official Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2001 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2003.
Original data: Connecticut. 1959-77 Connecticut Marriage File. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Department of Public Health.

flag Living  (b., Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag Living  (b., Worcester, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

Events During the Lifetime of George Eugene MELTAUS

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3 June 1919
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U.S. Presidents 1921 - March 4 - Warren G. Harding (1865-1923) becomes 29th President of the United States
When the 1920 convention was deadlocked between Leonard Wood and Frank O. Lowden, Harding became...Read MORE...

Invention 1923 to 1927 - Television is invented (Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (Russia), Philo Taylor Farnsworth (United States))
...Zworykin had a patent, but Farnsworth had a picture

Zworykin and his television
Zworykin is...

U.S. Presidents 1923 - August 2 - Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933) becomes 30th President of the United States
After Warren Harding's death Vice-President Coolidge became President and handled the Washington...Read MORE...

USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...

USA 1926 - November 11 – U.S. Route 66 is established.

Traveling Route 66
Smithsonian Channel ( - November 11, 1926

Invention 1927 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)
"On November 23, 1927, Norwegian engineer Erik Rotheim (also spelled Eric Rotheim) patented the...Read MORE...

Invention 1928 - Sliced bread (bread slicing machine) is invented by Otto Frederick Rohwedder (United States)
"...The first automatically sliced commercial loaves were produced on July 6, 1928, in Chillicothe, ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1929 - March 4 - Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) becomes 31st President of the United States
In the election of 1928, Hoover overwhelmed Gov. Alfred E. Smith of New York, the Democratic...Read MORE...

World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...

USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...

Invention 1930 - Scotch tape is invented (Richard Drew (3M), United States)
"...Back in the ’20s, Scotch was a synonym for 'cheap.' Richard Drew, a 23-year-old research...Read MORE...

World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...

Invention 1931 - The paper towel is invented (Arthur Scott, United States)
"Arthur Scott, head of [Scott Paper Company], had big trouble. An entire railroad car full of...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...

USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...

USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...

USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...

USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed. - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...

Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)

USA 1934 - April 12 - Winds atop Mount Washington, NH, averaged 186 mph for five minutes, with a peak gust of 231 mph, the highest wind speed ever clocked in the world. - April 12, 1934


Boston, Dec. 19 - (AP) - The board of...

USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...

USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

by...

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...

Invention 1938 - The ballpoint pen is invented (Lazlo Biro, Hungary)

News 1938 - New Mask Invented - His Face Is Dirty
His Face Is Dirty - Seeking to combat silicosis, lung malady suffered by those who work in dust,...Read MORE...

USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States. - October 24, 1938

Invention 1938 - October 27 - Du Pont announces a name for its new synthetic yarn: "nylon". - October 27, 1938

News 1939 - When World War II broke out, Southbridge had a population of 16,801.

Street Corners of Southbridge, "The Way We Were" by Joe Capillo, 1996 -

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa -

World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law. - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 – June 16 - National Airport opens in Washington, DC.
The airlines draw straws to determine who would land at National Airport first and American...Read MORE...

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...

World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind. - December 11, 1941

USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.

Naval History and Heritage Command ( - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - November 28 - Cocoanut Grove fire: A fire in the Cocoanut Grove night club in Boston, Massachusetts, kills 491.

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...

USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...

USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

By...

Invention 1944 - Sunscreen is invented (Benjamin Green, United States)

World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:

Archive Video Of The D-Day Normandy Landings
Sky News...

Invention 1945 - The atomic bomb is invented (J. Robert Oppenheimer, et al., United States)

U.S. Presidents 1945 - April 12 - Harry S. Truman (1884-1972) becomes 33rd President of the United States
Elected vice president in 1944, Truman became president upon Roosevelt's sudden death in April 1945 ...Read MORE...

News 1945 - Maker of Bomb Very Depressed
Maker of Bomb Very Depressed - Southbridge, Mass. August 17 (UP) - A scientist who helped develop...Read MORE...

News 1945 - Radio Phone for Pocket Use to Be On Market Soon
"Radio Phone for Pocket Use to Be On Market Soon -- Southbridge, Mass., August 23 (UP) - A...Read MORE...

World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends

The Best Film Archives (

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News 1946 - Women See Colors Better
Women See Colors Better - Southbridge, Mass (UP) - The American Optical Co., studying the incidence ...Read MORE...

World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council. - February 25, 1947

Invention 1948 - Velcro is invented (George de Mestral, Switzerland)

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon

World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...

USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949 - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...

News 1951 - New Goggles
American Optical Co. of Southbridge, Mass. has a new airtight industrial goggle for use in working...Read MORE...

News 1951 - New Machine Take Blood Directly from Veins for Red Cross
New Machine Take Blood Directly from Veins for Red Cross - Southbridge, Mass. - (UP) - A new...Read MORE...

USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ patimeln.htm -

U.S. Presidents 1953 - January 20 - Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969) becomes 34th President of the United States
At the Republican convention of 1952 in Chicago, Eisenhower won the presidential nomination on the...Read MORE...

World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...

News 1955 - WESO On the Air
March 20 - Radio Station WESO goes on the air for a first time. Announcers and newscasters are Bob...Read MORE...

World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...

News 1958 - Ames Worsted Textile Company
Milton and Irving Gilman open their first store in the Ames Worsted Textile Co. mill in...Read MORE...

USA 1958 - NASA formed

1959 Marriage / Partner
George Eugene MELTAUS and Louise Lillian TREMBLAY 10 April 1959, Pomfret, Connecticut, USA
USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960
The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established ...Read MORE...

USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon

World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall

U.S. Presidents 1961 - January 20 - John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) becomes 35th President of the United States
On November 22, 1963, when he was hardly past his first thousand days in office, John Fitzgerald...Read MORE...

News 1961 - Keeping Out Noise
Southbridge, Mass. (UPI) - A new plastic, anti-noise ear plug for military and commercial aviation...Read MORE...

USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis

USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.

U.S. Presidents 1963 - Novmember 22 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973) becomes 36th President of the United States following the assassination of John F. Kennedy
At the height of his power as Senate leader, Johnson sought the Democratic nomination for president ...Read MORE...

USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964
This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in ...Read MORE...

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam

USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968
Also known as the Fair Housing Act of 1968
Congress passed the act in an effort to impose a...Read MORE...

Invention 1968 - The ATM is invented (Don Wetzel, United States)

USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed

CBS News (

April 4, 1968: U.S. civil rights leader...

USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles

U.S. Presidents 1969 - January 20 - Richard M. Nixon (1913-1994) becomes 37th President of the United States

January 20, 1969

World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing
Reading Through History...

USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was ...Read MORE...

USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

USA 1972 - Watergate

USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

March 29, 1973

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or...Read MORE...

USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate

U.S. Presidents 1974 - August 9 - Gerald R. Ford (1913-2006) becomes 38th President of the United States after the resignation of Richard M. Nixon

August 9, 1974

News 1975 - Ames Has Grand Opening At New Amenia Store
From a humble beginning in an old factory building in 1958 to a modern new store in Amenia to serve ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1977 - January 20 - Jimmy Carter (1924 - ) becomes 39th President of the United States

January 20, 1977

USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

August 16, 1977

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins

USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28

World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

May 4, 1979

News 1980 - Making Eyes
In the days of old, someone who lost an eye wore an eye patch. That was replaced by getting a glass ...Read MORE...

USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley

USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981 -

World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS

World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn

Invention 1981 - Personal Computer introduced

U.S. Presidents 1981 - January 20 - Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) beomes 40th President of the United States

January 20, 1981

Invention 1982 - The camcorder is invented (Sony Corp., Japan)
"...In 1982, two events happened that eventually led to the home camcorder boom: JVC introduced the ...Read MORE...

1983 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: George E Meltaus
event: Death
event date: 09 Aug...

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Oak Ridge Cemetery
181 Main Street
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA

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