John Mead Hyatt

November 1887–5 October 1969 (Age 81)
Kansas, United States

The Life of John Mead

When John Mead Hyatt was born in November 1887, in Kansas, United States, his father, Jonathan John Gilbert Hyatt, was 31 and his mother, Mary Bell Miller, was 29. He married Iva Virginia Fleshman. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Green Township, Platte, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 5 October 1969, at the age of 81.

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John Mead Hyatt
Iva Virginia Fleshman
Marriage: (div)
Lola B. Dolan
Jess Walton Hyatt
John Hyatt
Thomas Hyatt
Mary Bell Hyatt
Jack Hyatt

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan John Gilbert Hyatt


    Mary Bell Miller




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly London and Surrey): possibly a topographic name from Middle English hegh, hie ‘high’ + yate ‘gate’.2 Jewish (American): Americanized spelling of Chait .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Mead Hyatt in household of John G Hyatt, "United States Census, 1900"

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