John Collier Mechem

1 January 1886–4 September 1955 (Age 69)
Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of John Collier

When John Collier Mechem was born on 1 January 1886, in Michigan, United States, his father, Floyd Russell Mechem, was 27 and his mother, Jessie P Collier, was 29. He married Barbara Thompson on 28 November 1914, in Lake Forest, Lake, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He immigrated to Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1947 and lived in Boston Ward 8, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1920 and Lake Forest, Lake, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 September 1955, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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John Collier Mechem
Barbara Thompson
Marriage: 28 November 1914
John Slason Mechem
Robert Collier Mechem
Barbara Mechem
Richard W. Mechem

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World Events (8)

Age 0
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine
Age 1
June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 20
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Meacham .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (19)

  • John Meechem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John C Neshem in household of Floyd R Neshem, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John C Meacham, "United States Census, 1930"

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