Melvin E Hughs (1923 - 1998)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Melvin E Hughs’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Melvin so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Melvin’s biography.

Melvin E Hughs Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Melvin E Hughs and his immediate Hughs family. Add to Melvin E Hughs's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Melvin.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Melvin E Hughs? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Melvin finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Melvin attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Melvin did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Melvin E Hughs is a military veteran.

Middle name

E

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Melvin's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Melvin's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Melvin a religious man? Add Melvin’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Melvin during various points of his life.

Timeline

1923 - In the year that Melvin E Hughs was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

1934 - Melvin was merely 11 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1943 - When he was 20 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1995 - He was 72 years old when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

1998 - In the year of Melvin E Hughs's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

Melvin E Hughs Family Tree

Who was Melvin’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Melvin’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Melvin's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Melvin E Hughs
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Melvin's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Melvin E Hughs is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Melvin E Hughs passed away on May 8, 1998 at 75 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on February 3, 1923. We are unaware of information about Melvin's surviving family. We know that Melvin E Hughs had been residing in Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.

Memories

What do you remember about Melvin E Hughs? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Melvin is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Melvin E Hughs

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources