Mabel Edith Meillon (1878 - 1946)

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South Melbourne, Australia

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Last Known Residence

South Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: Burbury James Mansfield Meillon
Mother: Harriet Burt Meillon

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Middle name

Edith

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1878 - In the year that Mabel Edith Meillon was born, in Africa, the death of the last confirmed Cape lion occurred. The Cape lion was slightly larger than other lions and had black ears, a black mane, and black hair on its belly.

1895 - She was 17 years old when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

1924 - She was 46 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1942 - When she was 64 years old, 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).

1946 - In the year of Mabel Edith Meillon's passing, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

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Mabel Edith Meillon passed away in 1946 in South Melbourne, Australia at 68 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Mabel. She was born in 1878. She was born to Burbury James Mansfield Meillon and Harriet Burt Meillon, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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