Melvin E Vanliew (1910 - 1988)

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Melvin E Vanliew
1910 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Melvin E Vanliew was born on November 8, 1910. He died on April 30, 1988 at 77 years old. We know that Melvin E Vanliew had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98104.

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Melvin E Vanliew passed away on April 30, 1988 at 77 years of age. He was born on November 8, 1910. We have no information about Melvin's family or relationships. We know that Melvin E Vanliew had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98104.
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In 1910, in the year that Melvin E Vanliew was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1927, by the time he was 17 years old, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1939, when he was 29 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1966, when he was 56 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1988, in the year of Melvin E Vanliew's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Buffalo, New York
William Vanliew
Dec 22, 1893 - January 1969
Omak, Washington
Helen H Vanliew
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Mabel B Vanliew
Feb 15, 1900 - Feb 5, 1998
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Elvera Vanliew
Jan 27, 1908 - May 1974
Everett, Washington
Georgiana Vanliew
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Spokane, Washington
Beverly J Vanliew
Aug 27, 1924 - Apr 12, 2007
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Frances Vanliew
Mar 3, 1896 - November 1970
Santa Monica, California
Elizabeth Vanliew
Sep 18, 1877 - March 1975
South San Francisco, California
Samuel Vanliew
Sep 28, 1897 - July 1985
Sebastopol, California
Clyde R Vanliew
Sep 7, 1909 - Jan 30, 2000
Long Beach, CA
Alice S Vanliew
May 19, 1907 - Dec 24, 1988
Salt Lake City, UT
Jack H Vanliew
Feb 7, 1913 - October 1994
Bend, OR
Fred Vanliew
May 1, 1890 - January 1969
Santa Monica, California
Velma M Vanliew
Mar 26, 1930 - Jul 13, 1993
Los Angeles, CA
Caroline Vanliew
Aug 2, 1887 - July 1967
Santa Monica, California

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