Paul Meyer (1905 - 1976)

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Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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Gertrude Eva Barbara Meyer Schmitt

Gertrude Eva Barbara Meyer Schmitt

Shirley Mae (Morgan) Meyer

Shirley Mae (Morgan) Meyer

Meyer family

Meyer family

Daniel Meyer & Alan Marsack

Daniel Meyer & Alan Marsack

Jane A Meyer

Jane A Meyer

Alvin Francis Meyer

Alvin Francis Meyer

Ervin Meyer

Ervin Meyer

Helen Meyer - Graduation

Helen Meyer - Graduation

Connor Declan Meyer

Connor Declan Meyer

Donald B Meyer

Donald B Meyer

Donald B Meyer gravesite

Donald B Meyer gravesite

Evelyn C Boss

Evelyn C Boss

Evelyn C Boss

Evelyn C Boss

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Evelyn C Boss Gertrude Eva Barbara Meyer Schmitt Shirley Mae (Morgan) Meyer Meyer family

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1905 - In the year that Paul Meyer was born, the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

1913 - When he was just 8 years old, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

1917 - Paul was only 12 years old when the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

1961 - By the time he was 56 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1976 - In the year of Paul Meyer's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Paul Meyer passed away in September 1976 at 71 years old. There is no known cause of death for Paul. He was born on May 19, 1905. There is no information about Paul's family or relationships. We know that Paul Meyer had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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