Melvin Myron King




Melvin Myron King was born in Norwood, NY on April 15, 1887.  He was a roofing contractor who had a tar covered, crank Ford Model T pickup which was alleged to be the oldest continuously used truck.  He moved to Lowell with his mother in 1902. They were members of the First United Baptist Church.  Melvin married Margaret Trainor.  They had three children: Hazel, Alice and Gordon.  Melvin died in Lowell MA of Acute Coronary Thrombosis on May 10, 1958, at the age of 71.