Donald Gregory Meyers

28 March 1917–14 December 1988 (Age 71)
Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Donald Gregory

When Donald Gregory Meyers was born on 28 March 1917, in Steamboat Springs, Routt, Colorado, United States, his father, Peter Joseph Meyers, was 45 and his mother, Urba Louise Longhenning, was 37. He lived in Herington, Dickinson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 14 December 1988, in Douglas, Converse, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Horseshoe Cemetery, Glendo, Platte, Wyoming, United States.

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 1
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1918 · The Broadmoor Resort Opens
Age 1
On June 29 1918, the much anticipated Broadmoor Resort opens. It is the handy work of entrepreneur Spencer Penrose.
1936 · Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
Age 19
"Built on property donated by the Broadmoor Art Academy, the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center was built in April of 1936. This was in the middle of the """"Gret Deperession"""" and Alice Bemis Tylor funded the project to help employ laborers who were unemployed."

Name Meaning

Irish (Cork, Wexford and Louth) and English: variant of Mayers .German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Meyer . Compare Myers .Americanized form of German Meyer , with excrescent -s.

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

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Donald G. Meyer, 71, died Dec. 14 at the Converse County Memorial Hospital following a short illness. He was the son of Pete and Urba (Langehennig) Meyer. He was reared and educated at Herrington, Kan …

Sources (5)

  • Donald Meyer, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald Gregory Meyer, "Kansas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
  • Donald Meyer in household of Peter Meyer, "United States Census, 1930"

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