John H Merhoff (1919 - 2009)

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John H Merhoff
1919 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
John H Merhoff was born on September 20, 1919. He died on January 27, 2009 at 89 years of age. We know that John H Merhoff had been residing in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176.


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John H Merhoff died on January 27, 2009 at 89 years of age. He was born on September 20, 1919. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John H Merhoff had been residing in Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana 46176.
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In 1919, in the year that John H Merhoff was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1930, at the age of just 11 years old, John was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1942, at the age of 23 years old, John was alive when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1959, John was 40 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1993, at the age of 74 years old, John was alive when on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Jan 4, 1900 - August 1978
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Jan 10, 1905 - Aug 2, 1996
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Feb 3, 1915 - Oct 19, 1988
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Frank R Merhoff
Dec 17, 1936 - Jun 27, 2002
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Dec 17, 1887 - November 1972
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Vivian L Merhoff
Jan 25, 1913 - Oct 24, 1992
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E Jane Merhoff
Apr 30, 1922 - Jun 13, 2007
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Wanda M Merhoff
Aug 21, 1917 - Sep 19, 2008
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Nov 22, 1891 - February 1968
Newkirk, Oklahoma
Wallace E Merhoff
Jan 13, 1927 - Jan 11, 2000
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Zetta E Merhoff
Jun 30, 1911 - January 1988
Newkirk, OK
Clara Merhoff
Aug 27, 1900 - September 1973
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Myrtle Merhoff
Aug 21, 1895 - January 1971
Newkirk, Oklahoma
Raymond Merhoff
May 13, 1919 - March 1969
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Mar 6, 1890 - February 1964

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