Archie Meade (1904 - 1973)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Archie Meade’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Archie so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Archie’s biography.

Archie Meade Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Archie Meade and his immediate Meade family. Add to Archie Meade's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Archie.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Archie Meade? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Auburn, King County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Archie finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Archie attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Archie did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Archie Meade is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Archie's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Archie's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Archie a religious man? Add Archie’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Archie during various points of his life.

Timeline

1904 - In the year that Archie Meade was born, the United States acquired the Panama Canal Zone. Now an unincorporated territory of the U.S., the Canal Zone had been previously held by the French, who were constructing a canal. The U.S. took over the construction of the Panama Canal and it was finally finished in 1914, when it was opened to commercial shipping. The United States held the Canal Zone until 1979.

1939 - When he was 35 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1947 - At the age of 43 years old, Archie was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1949 - He was 45 years old when 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."

1973 - In the year of Archie Meade's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

Archie Meade Family Tree

Who was Archie’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Archie’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Archie's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Archie Meade
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Archie's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Archie Meade is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Archie Meade died in October 1973 at 69 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Archie. He was born on June 19, 1904. There is no information about Archie's family. We know that Archie Meade had been residing in Auburn, King County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Archie Meade? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Archie is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Archie Meade

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources