Thomas Edward Meikle

6 September 1893–24 August 1980 (Age 87)
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Thomas Edward

Thomas Edward Meikle was born on 6 September 1893, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States as the son of William Mickels and Elizabet White. He had at least 2 sons with Esther Inez Lane. He died on 24 August 1980, in Park Ridge, Maine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Edward Meikle
1893–1980
Esther Inez Lane
1895–1992
Richard William Meikle
1922–
James Lane MEIKLE
1927–2000

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Richard William Meikle

    Male1922–Male

    James Lane MEIKLE

    Male1927–2000Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Mickels

    MaleMale

    Elizabet White

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 4

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Mickle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thos Ed Meikle in household of William S Meikle, "United States Census, 1900"
  • T Edward Meikle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Thomas E Meikle, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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