Marvin M Splawn (born 1920)

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Marvin M Splawn
1920 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Marvin M Splawn was born around 1920. We know that Marvin M Splawn had been residing in Bell County, Texas United States.

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Marvin M Splawn Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

Marvin M Splawn

First name

Marvin

Middle name

M

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Gender

Male

Birth

Marvin Splawn was born

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Bell County, Texas United States

Education

Grammar School

Professions

Farm Hands, General Farms

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Military Service

Military serial#: 20809038
Enlisted: November 25, 1940 in Belton Texas
Military branch: Infantry
Rank: Private First Class, National Guard (officers, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)

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Marvin M Splawn was born around 1920. We are unaware of information about Marvin's surviving family. We know that Marvin M Splawn had been residing in Bell County, Texas United States.
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In 1920, in the year that Marvin M Splawn was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1937, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1946, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1978, 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.

In 1981, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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L C Splawn
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Woodrow W Splawn
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United States
Herman J Splawn
Born: around 1919
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John W Splawn
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Lamar W Splawn
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Albert L Splawn
Born: around 1922
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Howard E Splawn
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Sam J Splawn
Born: around 1916
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Rector G Splawn
Born: around 1918
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Jesse E Splawn
Born: around 1910
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Ray D Splawn
Born: around 1915
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Olon W Splawn
Born: around 1919
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Aubrey Splawn
Born: around 1917
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Allen M Splawn
Born: around 1920
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John H Jr Splawn
Born: around 1914
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William J Splawn
Born: around 1916
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