Melvin H Debruhl (1908 - 1997)

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Melvin H Debruhl
1908 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Melvin H Debruhl was born on February 6, 1908. He died on December 1, 1997 at age 89. We know that Melvin H Debruhl had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20011.

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Melvin H Debruhl passed away on December 1, 1997 at 89 years old. He was born on February 6, 1908. We have no information about Melvin's family or relationships. We know that Melvin H Debruhl had been residing in Washington, District of Columbia County, District Of Columbia 20011.
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In 1908, in the year that Melvin H Debruhl was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1934, at the age of 26 years old, Melvin was alive 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.

In 1957, when he was 49 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1961, by the time he was 53 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1997, in the year of Melvin H Debruhl's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Edith Debruhl
Aug 23, 1903 - April 1982
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Steven H Debruhl
Jan 15, 1947 - Feb 10, 2008
Dillwyn, VA
Jennifer W Debruhl
Feb 24, 1947 - Jul 2, 2008
Nashville, TN
Arnold O Debruhl
Jan 19, 1898 - Dec 15, 1973
Michael R. Debruhl
Born: around 1957
TX
Alma D. (Salinas) Debruhl
Born: around 1963
TX
Austin Henry Debruhl
Born: around 1929
TX
Jean (Beam) Debruhl
Born: around 1941
TX
Austin Henry Debruhl Jr
Born: around 1951
TX
Paulette (Potts) Debruhl
Born: around 1951
TX
Edward A. Debruhl
Born: around 1949
TX
Aurora L. (Hernandez) Debruhl
Born: around 1951
TX
Austin H. Sr Debruhl
Born: around 1929
TX
Jarrel D. (Cotton) Debruhl
Born: around 1934
TX
Doyle F. Debruhl
Born: around 1928
TX
Ouida (Purcell) Debruhl
Born: around 1935
TX
Armond E. Debruhl
Born: around 1951
TX
Linda S. (Bilbe) Debruhl
Born: around 1952
TX
Arnold O. Debruhl Jr
Born: around 1927
TX
Ruby F. (Wood) Debruhl
Born: around 1926
TX

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