Luther Meadows

1905–1993 (Age 88)
Guthrie, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Luther

When Luther Meadows was born on 12 January 1905, in Guthrie, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, Dell Meadows, was 25 and his mother, Pearl Stevens, was 25. He married Echo Miranda Pritchett on 15 June 1925, in Lawrence, Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 23 January 1993, in Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Luther Meadows
Echo Miranda Pritchett
Marriage: 15 June 1925
Mary Frances Meadows

Spouse & Children

15 June 1925
Lawrence, Marion, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1879–1955Male

  • Pearl Stevens




  • Arthur C. Meadows


  • Male1905–1993Male

  • Cleo Meadows


  • Eithel Oren Meadows


  • Female1912–1977Female

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 1

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meadow .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Luther Meadows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luther Meadows, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Luther Meadow in household of Dell Meadow, "United States Census, 1920"

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