Edwin Henry Muehlhause (1901 - 1934)

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Edwin Henry Muehlhause
1901 - 1934
updated August 30, 2019
Edwin Henry Muehlhause was born on March 16, 1901 in Belton, Texas USA. He was born to Frederick Muehlhause and Mary Louise (Albrecht) Muehlhause, with siblings Fred, Clara, Minnie, Walter, Martin, and Mildred. He married Cora Van Dyke on April 27, 1920 and Edwin died on September 17, 1934. Edwin died on September 17, 1934 in Belton, Texas USA at 33 years of age.


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Edwin Muehlhause was born on in Belton, Bell County, Texas USA


Edwin Muehlhause died on in Belton, Bell County, Texas USA

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accidental gunshot wound

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at North Belton Cemetery, in Belton, Bell County, Texas USA



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Served in U.S. Navy during First World War.

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Edwin Henry Muehlhause Family Tree

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Frederick Muehlhause
May 6, 1868 - Nov 16, 1947
Mary Louise (Albrecht) Muehlhause
Oct 25, 1874 - Jul 26, 1961


Fred Emil Muehlhause
May 7, 1897 - Sep 22, 1972
Belton, Texas
Clara Laura (Muehlhause) Tulloch
Jun 8, 1899 - May 19, 1989
Martin August Muehlhause
Feb 24, 1907 - Dec 16, 1907

Edwin Henry Muehlhause & Cora May (Van Dyke) Muehlhause

April 27, 1920 - September 17, 1934 (death)
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Cora May (Van Dyke) Muehlhause
Aug 7, 1904 - Mar 31, 1981


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Edwin Henry Muehlhause died on September 17, 1934 in Belton, Texas USA at 33 years of age. He was buried in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Texas USA. He was born on March 16, 1901 in Belton, Texas USA. He was born to Frederick Muehlhause and Mary Louise (Albrecht) Muehlhause, with siblings Fred, Clara, Minnie, Walter, Martin, and Mildred. Edwin married Cora Van Dyke on April 27, 1920 and Edwin died on September 17, 1934.
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In 1901, in the year that Edwin Henry Muehlhause was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1912, when he was only 11 years old, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1920, by the time he was 19 years old, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

In 1927, when he was 26 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1934, in the year of Edwin Henry Muehlhause's passing, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

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