William R Meador

October 1893–28 December 1985 (Age 92)
Illinois, United States

The Life of William R

When William R Meador was born in October 1893, in Illinois, United States, his father, Ephraim Dolphus Meador, was 20 and his mother, Mary Ann Lagow, was 22. He lived in Orchard Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Garden Hill Township, Wayne, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 December 1985, at the age of 92.

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Ephraim Dolphus Meador
Mary Ann Lagow
William R Meador

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    Ephraim Dolphus Meador





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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 17

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meader .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William R Medor in household of William J Medor, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William R Meador in household of Morris Wheeler, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Meadow in household of Morris Wheeler, "United States Census, 1930"

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