Obituaries - NY - 1920 - George Washington Meeks

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Obituaries - NY - 1920 - George Washington Meeks

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George Washington Meeks, connected with the New York Post Office for thirty years and Superintendent of Mails under Grover Cleveland, died yesterday of bronchial pneumonia at his home, 110 East 121st Street, aged 84 years. He was the first President of the New York Letters Carriers' Mutual Aid Association. For many years he was active in Tammany Hall, served on the General Committee and was founder and first President of the Mohawk Democratic Club. He lived in Brooklyn from 1870 to 1890, when he moved to Manhattan to live with his daughter, Mrs. May Egan.

Per death notice, George was "in his 84th year," funerl from parlors of John A. Galvin, Madison Av. and 129th St., New York, on Tuesday, 10 A.M. Solemn requiem mass at All Saints Church. Interment family vault, Trinity Churchyard.

Source: New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 1920

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