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Tom Jones Meek

Tom Jones Meek, American sales executive. Member the Civil Legion (vice president 1926-1927).; Member Chicago Bar Association Delta Theta, Delta Sigma Rho.

Background

  • Meek, Tom Jones was born on December 15, 1882 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Thomas Shephard and Eula Virginia (Jones) Meek.

  • Education

    • Student Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Bachelor of Philisophy, University of Chicago, 1904. Student law department same, university, 1905, Juris Doctor, 1917.

    Career

    • Teacher high school, Aurora, 1905-1906. Secretary and general manager Orr’s business colleges, 1908-1910. Manager salesman, later general sales manager, The Spirella Company, 1911-1916.

      Admitted to Illinois Bar, 1917. Associate national director Four Minute Men, Committee on Public Information, 1917-1918. Nat. extension director League to Enforce Peace, 1918-1919.

      Nat. director speakers Roosevelt Memorial Association, 1919. Sales organizing manager The Spirella Company, 1920-1925, general sales manager, 1925-1928. Vice president The Hirschy Company, 1928-1929.

      General sales manager Marshall-Wells Company, 1928-1933. Vice-president and general manager The Spirella Company, Western, Inc., 1933-1939. Nat. sales manager retail portable typewriter, Remington Rand Inc., 1940-1942, job instructor trainer, training within industry division, West Palm Beach, 1942-1945, sales consultant since 1945.

    Works

    • Author: Handbook League to Enforce Peace. Working for the League of Nations, etc.

    Membership

    Member the Civil Legion (vice president 1926-1927). Member Chicago Bar Association Delta Theta, Delta Sigma Rho. Clubs: Niagara, Athens Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Clara May Long, September 7, 1907.
    • father: Thomas Shephard Meek
    • mother: Eula Virginia (Jones) Meek
    • spouse: Clara May Long
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