Merlin W Barnes (born 1918)

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Merlin W Barnes
1918 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Merlin W Barnes was born around 1918. We know that Merlin W Barnes had been residing in Jefferson County, Idaho United States.

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Merlin W Barnes Biography

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Merlin W Barnes

First name

Merlin

Middle name

W

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Gender

Male

Birth

Merlin Barnes was born

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Jefferson County, Idaho United States

Education

4 Years Of High School

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Military Service

Military serial#: 39677107
Enlisted: April 4, 1941 in Salt Lake City Utah
Military branch: Branch Immaterial Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)

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Merlin W Barnes was born around 1918. We have no information about Merlin's surviving family. We know that Merlin W Barnes had been residing in Jefferson County, Idaho United States.
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1918 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Merlin W Barnes was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1938, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1949, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1978, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1992, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Charles W Barnes
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Virgil D Barnes
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Ralph S Barnes
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Joseph E Jr Barnes
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Earl K Barnes
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John A Barnes
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Leroy T Barnes
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Arthur I Barnes
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Charles E Barnes
Born: around 1915
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Wesley E Barnes
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Leroy C Barnes
Born: around 1906
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Bennie B Barnes
Born: around 1924
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Thomas H Barnes
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William L Barnes
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Robert J Barnes
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Olen E Barnes
Born: around 1924
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