Merle Hoover (1911 - 1975)

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Merle Hoover
1911 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Merle Hoover was born on May 26, 1911. He died in May 1975 at 63 years of age. We know that Merle Hoover had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.

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Merle Hoover died in May 1975 at 63 years of age. He was born on May 26, 1911. We have no information about Merle's family. We know that Merle Hoover had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.
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In 1911, in the year that Merle Hoover was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1933, at the age of 22 years old, Merle was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1954, at the age of 43 years old, Merle was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1969, he was 58 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

In 1975, in the year of Merle Hoover's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Other Merle Hoovers

Merle Russell Hoover
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Merle D Hoover
Born: around 1916
Oklahoma, United States
Merle L Hoover
Born: around 1925
West Virginia, United States
Merle E W Hoover
Born: around 1909
Pennsylvania, United States
Merle Hoover
Born: around 1922
United States
Merle Morgan Hoover
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 1, 1984
Merle P Hoover
Jul 31, 1926 - December 1992
Odessa, TX
Merle M Hoover
Feb 6, 1915 - January 1989
Freedom, CA
Merle L Hoover
Nov 17, 1938 - Jul 3, 1998
Merle Hoover
Feb 18, 1898 - October 1975
Portland, Oregon
Merle Hoover
Jul 23, 1907 - November 1960
Merle Hoover
May 30, 1924 - Feb 18, 2002
Wheat Ridge, CO
Merle L Hoover
May 12, 1903 - Dec 3, 1990
Merle Hoover
Jul 10, 1893 - June 1973
Edmond, Oklahoma
Merle D Hoover
Feb 18, 1916 - Oct 22, 1993
Hunter, OK
Merle R Hoover
Aug 8, 1927 - Mar 7, 1984
Knoxville, TN
Merle L Hoover
Jan 16, 1908 - Oct 28, 1991
Merle E Hoover
Jun 22, 1924 - Jun 11, 2011
Greensburg, PA
Merle Walter Hoover
Jan 1, 1920 - Nov 8, 2010
Bluffton, Indiana
Merle E Hoover
May 13, 1923 - Apr 15, 1994
Mansfield, OH

Other Hoovers

Flora Hoover
Apr 9, 1890 - August 1965
Pennsylvania
Mabel A Hoover
Jan 13, 1901 - August 1992
Easton, PA
Blanch Hoover
Aug 24, 1893 - April 1985
Pittsburgh, PA
Frank Hoover
Sep 2, 1916 - July 1972
Lexington, NC
Emmett J Hoover
Dec 28, 1906 - May 20, 1989
Biloxi, MS
Robert L Hoover
Sep 22, 1921 - Dec 16, 2002
Alliance, OH
Richard Hoover
Oct 17, 1894 - September 1972
Garrett, PA
Ralph Hoover
Aug 26, 1888 - September 1977
Cresson, PA
John Hoover
Jul 14, 1912 - December 1966
Tionesta, PA
Dana Hoover
Jan 20, 1911 - January 1974
Tionesta, PA
Rockford Hoover
Apr 30, 1906 - December 1967
Mary A Hoover
Jan 27, 1918 - Jul 24, 2011
Warren, OH
John W Hoover
Apr 17, 1916 - Mar 29, 1998
Youngstown, OH
Bonnie R Hoover
May 16, 1920 - Nov 2, 2003
Punxsutawney, PA
Joseph Hoover
Jul 6, 1911 - November 1979
Altoona, PA
Elda Hoover
Mar 11, 1907 - December 1985
Westville, NJ
Helen Ruth Hoover
Jan 24, 1918 - Jun 17, 2011
Akron, OH
Warren J Hoover
Sep 2, 1917 - Jan 10, 1997
Hesston, PA
Carl Hoover
Dec 15, 1904 - February 1957
Archie R Hoover
Nov 25, 1908 - Jul 12, 1988
Altoona, PA

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Mary A Dodds
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Helen Trautman
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