Jacob Melzer (1893 - 1978)

Jacob Melzer
1893 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Jacob Melzer was born on April 3, 1893. He died in January 1978 at age 84. We know that Jacob Melzer had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139.
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Jacob Melzer passed away in January 1978 at 84 years old. He was born on April 3, 1893. We are unaware of information about Jacob's immediate family. We know that Jacob Melzer had been residing in Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33139.
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In 1893, in the year that Jacob Melzer was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1935, Jacob was 42 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1941, he was 48 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1963, he was 70 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1978, in the year of Jacob Melzer's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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May 13, 1924 - Oct 28, 2005
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Feb 1, 1908 - Jun 24, 1996
Dec 11, 1939 - Aug 1, 2004
Sep 16, 1891 - December 1980
Jun 25, 1941 - Jul 3, 1993
Jan 1, 1922 - Nov 4, 1995
Sep 28, 1914 - September 1986
Nov 25, 1873 - August 1971
Aug 14, 1922 - May 24, 1991
Mar 17, 1935 - Nov 29, 1998
Mar 9, 1912 - September 1998
Jun 11, 1911 - Mar 1, 2004
May 18, 1909 - Mar 11, 1990
Sep 15, 1915 - Nov 12, 1996
Mar 20, 1915 - July 1977

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