Lester Jerome Meyer (1914 - 2008)

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Lester Jerome Meyer
1914 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Lester Jerome Meyer was born on November 27, 1914. He died on May 3, 2008 at age 93. We know that Lester Jerome Meyer had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90045.


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Lester Jerome Meyer passed away on May 3, 2008 at 93 years old. He was born on November 27, 1914. We are unaware of information about Lester's family. We know that Lester Jerome Meyer had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90045.
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In 1914, in the year that Lester Jerome Meyer was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1929, he was just 15 years old when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1941, by the time he was 27 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1963, at the age of 49 years old, Lester was alive when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1994, when he was 80 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Lester T Meyer
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Lester E Meyer
Born: around 1927
Missouri, United States
Lester W Meyer
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
Lester W Meyer
Born: around 1906
Illinois, United States
Lester M Meyer
Born: around 1917
United States
Lester H Meyer
Born: around 1923
Ohio, United States
Lester Meyer
Born: around 1906
Ohio, United States
Lester F Meyer
Born: around 1915
New York, United States
Lester K Meyer
Born: around 1913
New Jersey, United States
Lester J Meyer
Born: around 1908
Iowa, United States
Lester F Meyer
Born: around 1919
New York, United States
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around 1897  - Nov 25, 1897
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Lester H Meyer
Apr 30, 1929 - Oct 18, 2008
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Sacramento, CA
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Gustav Meyer
Sep 9, 1885 - October 1976
Nyack, NY
Helen Meyer
Dec 3, 1911 - December 1986
Stony Point, NY
Anthony Meyer
Nov 4, 1903 - November 1979
Oneonta, NY
Emil Meyer
Sep 29, 1897 - May 1968
Oneonta, NY
William Meyer
Jul 22, 1914 - December 1966
Philip Meyer
Jun 14, 1911 - October 1970
Joseph Meyer
Jun 13, 1887 - April 1964
New York
Martha Meyer
Jul 20, 1893 - September 1986
Louisville, KY
Herbert Meyer
Sep 27, 1918 - August 1979
Upland, CA
Alfred Meyer
Jul 10, 1902 - June 1983
Albertson, NY
Ethel Meyer
Mar 27, 1891 - October 1966
Astoria, NY
Anna Meyer
Mar 26, 1897 - December 1976
Middle Village, NY
George Meyer
Feb 8, 1908 - May 1977
Woodsville, NH
Frederick Meyer
Apr 6, 1918 - June 1978
Lillian Meyer
Aug 12, 1911 - March 1986
Patchogue, NY
Herbert H Meyer
Aug 25, 1912 - Jun 15, 1993
Summerfield, FL

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Hollywood, FL
Marion W Dunklee
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Amherst, MA
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Hollywood, FL
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Manchester, NH
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Fayetteville, NC
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