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Arthur MetcalfAge: 66 years18841951

Name
Arthur Metcalf
Given names
Arthur
Surname
Metcalf
Birth June 28, 1884
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 13 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Civil marriageNettie WhitlowView this family
September 18, 1909 (Age 25 years)
Census April 16, 1910 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 31 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 32 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 33 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 10, 1920 (Age 35 years)
Death of a wifeNettie Whitlow
February 16, 1927 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 45 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 57 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 65 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 61 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death May 14, 1951 (Age 66 years)
Last change June 25, 201916:55:40

by: Donna Osiek
Family with Nettie Whitlow - View this family
himself
Arthur Metcalf
Birth: June 28, 1884Missouri, United States
Death: May 14, 1951Los Angeles, California, United States
wife
Nettie Whitlow
Birth: May 1889 32 27Cooper, Missouri, United States
Death: February 16, 1927Los Angeles, California, United States
Marriage: September 18, 1909Crawford, Kansas, United States
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himself
Arthur Metcalf
Birth: June 28, 1884Missouri, United States
Death: May 14, 1951Los Angeles, California, United States
wife
Private

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Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Arthur Metcalf - Household

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Metcalf, ArthurheadMW25M0EnglandEnglandEnglandmachinistrailroad
Metcalf, NettiewifeFW20M0MOKYMO

Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Arthur Metcalf - Household

Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Metcalf, ArthurheadMW36MMOMOMOmachinistrailway
Metcalf, NettiewifeFW29MMOMOMO