Hi Bette, A Melvin Bauer, 539-03-5567, born 3 Dec 1908, Last Residence=Oregon died July 1964. His social sec # was assigned in Washington before 1951. Source: Social Security Death Index, www.ancestry.com.
A Melvin Bauer died 14 July 1964 in Multnomah County per death cert #10169, Age 54. Source: Oregon Death Index 1903-98, www.ancestry.com.
You can request a copy of his obituary from Random Acts Genealogical Kindness. Go to http://www.raogk.orghttp://www.raogk.org, read guidelines, choose Oregon, choose Multnomah Co. Successful Searching!