Sidney W. Meyer

3 December 1918–1989 (Age 70)
Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sidney W.

Sidney W. Meyer was born on 3 December 1918. He married Rosabelle Johnson on 8 November 1958, in Ellisville, St. Louis, Missouri, United States. He died in 1989, at the age of 71, and was buried in Sunset Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Affton, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Sidney W. Meyer
1918–1989
Rosabelle Johnson
1919–2001
Marriage: 8 November 1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1958
Ellisville, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 13

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 19

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from Middle High German meier, a status name for a steward, bailiff, or overseer, which later came to be used also to denote a tenant farmer, which is normally the sense in the many compound surnames formed with this term as a second element. Originally it denoted a village headman (ultimately from Latin māior ‘greater’, ‘superior’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Meyer (from Hebrew Meir ‘enlightener’, a derivative of Hebrew or ‘light’).3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meidhir, from meidhir ‘mirth’.

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

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