Merle R Alexander (1910 - 1997)

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Victorville, San Bernardino County, California

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1910 - In the year that Merle R Alexander was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

1945 - He was 35 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1968 - At the age of 58 years old, Merle was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1974 - At the age of 64 years old, Merle was alive when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

1997 - In the year of Merle R Alexander's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Merle R Alexander passed away on February 2, 1997 at 86 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on April 7, 1910. We have no information about Merle's family or relationships. We know that Merle R Alexander had been residing in Victorville, San Bernardino County, California.

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