Walter Meek (1891 - 1966)

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Walter Meek
1891 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Meek was born on March 10, 1891. He died in October 1966 at 75 years of age. We know that Walter Meek had been residing in Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon 97013.


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Walter Meek passed away in October 1966 at 75 years of age. He was born on March 10, 1891. There is no information about Walter's family or relationships. We know that Walter Meek had been residing in Canby, Clackamas County, Oregon 97013.
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In 1891, in the year that Walter Meek was born, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1905, when he was merely 14 years old, 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.

In 1918, at the age of 27 years old, Walter was alive when in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1932, Walter was 41 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1966, in the year of Walter Meek's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Other Walter Meeks

Walter Sydney Meek
Died: Oct 28, 1915
Walter Henry Meek
around 1889 - Jan 31, 1918
Walter Meek
around 1913 - Jun 25, 1944
Walter W Meek
Born: around 1901
Texas, United States
Walter H Jr Meek
Born: around 1913
Texas, United States
Walter E Meek
Born: around 1918
Pennsylvania, United States
Walter B Jr Meek
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Walter F Meek
Born: around 1915
Illinois, United States
Walter N Jr Meek
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Walter B Meek
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Walter Howard Meek
Died: Jan 11, 1990
Walter George Meek
1909 - 1974
Nhill, Australia
Walter Skudm Meek
Park, Australia
Walter Meek
1857 - 1940
Ararat, Australia
Walter Henry Meek
1864 - 1929
Mbeena, Australia
Walter Ray Meek
Died: Apr 21, 1940
Walter Leslie Meek Sr
Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 23, 1966
Walter N Meek
around 1902 - Jun 24, 1910
Walter L Meek
around 1873 - Oct 3, 1925
Walter L. Meek
Born: around 1928

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Hazle Meek
Oct 14, 1907 - Mar 3, 1995
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Esther Meek
Jul 20, 1906 - Aug 28, 1996
Eugene, OR
Billy J Meek
Oct 12, 1960 - Oct 25, 1995
Athena, OR
Danny R Meek
Dec 20, 1963 - Jun 15, 1997
Ashland, OR
Hazel M Meek
Dec 19, 1908 - Dec 3, 1996
Woodburn, OR
Caroline Meek
Nov 4, 1893 - November 1975
San Francisco, California
Anita L Meek
Feb 29, 1912 - Jan 22, 1992
Carmichael, CA
Roy Meek
May 6, 1886 - December 1962
James Meek
Jun 14, 1899 - September 1968
San Mateo, California
William Meek
Aug 8, 1908 - November 1984
Auburn, California
George Meek
Dec 21, 1907 - September 1984
Fort Bragg, California
Joel Harlan Meek
Jun 6, 1956 - Jan 15, 2010
George W Meek
Feb 22, 1909 - Feb 9, 1999
Yerington, NV
William C Meek
Jul 28, 1917 - Feb 11, 2002
Talmage, CA
Richard Meek
Feb 28, 1922 - January 1974
James Meek
Jul 28, 1904 - January 1986
Glendale, Arizona
Alvie Meek
Oct 16, 1911 - May 23, 2003
Saint George, UT
Grace Meek
Apr 10, 1913 - July 1983
Visalia, California
Walcie Meek
Apr 15, 1903 - January 1969
Corcoran, California
Kerrick Meek
Jun 30, 1943 - February 1984

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Portland, OR
W J Ashley-Cole
Dec 27, 1907 - Jan 14, 2002
Olympia, WA
Forrest Bartholomew
Jun 13, 1889 - September 1976
Portland, Oregon
R Eastman
Jan 28, 1939 - August 1988
Erna M Adams
Aug 16, 1902 - Dec 24, 1992
Vancouver, WA
Jean G Peterson
Sep 11, 1912 - Nov 10, 2004
Portland, OR
Helen Bates
Nov 5, 1894 - October 1986
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Kent J Lindley
Nov 1, 1942 - Jul 1, 2006
Portland, OR
John S Janochowski
May 16, 1904 - December 1994
Portland, OR
Walter Ramser
Mar 6, 1889 - August 1971
Boring, Oregon
George Crocker
Jul 15, 1905 - July 1971
West Linn, Oregon
Lillian R Kimball
Aug 9, 1902 - Apr 26, 2004
Portland, OR
Maude Peterhoff
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Portland, Oregon
Ross Elliott
Feb 15, 1885 - February 1980
Portland, Oregon
Lelia Mcmillan
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Portland, Oregon
Ida Davidson
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