Merle D Shutts (1923 - 2003)

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Merle D Shutts
1923 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Merle D Shutts was born on December 27, 1923. He died on April 1, 2003 at age 79. We know that Merle D Shutts had been residing in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado 80909.

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Merle D Shutts passed away on April 1, 2003 at 79 years old. He was born on December 27, 1923. We have no information about Merle's immediate family. We know that Merle D Shutts had been residing in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado 80909.
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In 1923, in the year that Merle D Shutts was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1935, at the age of merely 12 years old, Merle was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1959, by the time he was 36 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1977, at the age of 54 years old, Merle was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1989, Merle was 66 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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James L Shutts
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Mattoon, IL
Howard E Shutts
Feb 26, 1921 - Apr 16, 1994
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George H Shutts
Jan 25, 1949 - Sep 29, 2004
Mattoon, IL
Louise P Shutts
Mar 28, 1910 - July 1995
Chicago, IL
Berenice Shutts
Oct 8, 1894 - January 1979
Danville, Illinois
Maye Shutts
May 5, 1894 - March 1968
Waukegan, Illinois
Irving Shutts
Mar 19, 1892 - January 1966
Joliet, Illinois
J Shutts
Sep 25, 1901 - July 1987
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Mildred Shutts
Oct 19, 1891 - June 1982
Joliet, Illinois
Frances Shutts
Apr 1, 1900 - Dec 15, 1974
Danville, IL
Anna L Shutts
Dec 9, 1930 - Feb 3, 2008
Della C Shutts
Dec 2, 1913 - Feb 6, 2008
Tallmadge, OH
Dorothy Shutts
Apr 21, 1916 - Jun 3, 1993
Lerna, IL
Mary R Shutts
Jun 2, 1910 - Jul 14, 1994
Newaygo, MI
Bob C Shutts
Jun 29, 1949 - Sep 6, 2005
Jasper, GA
Kenneth Shutts
Aug 28, 1917 - Jul 1, 2008
Newaygo, MI

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