Melvin was the son of Clifford H. Weatherwax (1879-1958) and wife Anna L. Arndt. Born 6 Jan 1907 in Des Lac, ND. He married first to Emma Bertha Handt on 19 Nov 1927 in Mitchell co. IA. They had one child a daughter Arlene Mildred Weatherwax b: 18 Apr 1928. Emma died 9 Aug 1928 and their daughter was raised by her mother Augusta Handt. Ref: USC1930 Floyd,IA). Melvin married second to Ruby L. Brandeau on 16 Nov 1933 in Charles city Floyd,IA. They hadthree children
Edna Mae b: 2 Aug 1934
Karen Kay b: 19 Feb 1937
Clifford b:8 Jun 1944.
Melvin d: Aug 1981 in Rockford,Floyd IA, He is buried in Nora Springs,IA