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Melba P Meeker (1918 - 2005)

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Melba P Meeker
1918 - 2005
Born
December 2, 1918
Death
December 17, 2005
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Germantown, Shelby County, Tennessee 38138
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Melba P Meeker was born on December 2, 1918. She died on December 17, 2005 at 87 years old. We know that Melba P Meeker had been residing in Germantown, Shelby County, Tennessee 38138.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Melba P Meeker died on December 17, 2005 at 87 years of age. She was born on December 2, 1918. We have no information about Melba's immediate family. We know that Melba P Meeker had been residing in Germantown, Shelby County, Tennessee 38138.
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In 1918, in the year that Melba P Meeker was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1961, Melba was 43 years old when on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1973, by the time she was 55 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1985, by the time she was 67 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

In 1996, Melba was 78 years old when on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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