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Willard Henry Meinecke

Willard Henry Meinecke, American government official. Member school board Tacoma, 1949-1952, Minneapolis, 1955-1956; Member Association Operative Millers (president 1953-1954).; Club: Kiwanis.


  • Meinecke, Willard Henry was born on August 19, 1916 in Herkimer, Kansas, United States. Son of Louis P. and Kathryn (Shcierkolk) Meinecke.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Milling Kansas State University, 1941. Postgraduate U. Oklahoma, 1942-1943, School Advanced International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University, 1968-1969.


    • Mary Jane Lewis, June 13, 1959. 1 son, Douglas Louis. With General Mills, Inc., 1941-1962, community representative, Buffalo, 1956-1962.

      Director United States Agency for International Development mission to Ethiopia, 1962-1966, director N. African affairs Agency for International Development, Washington, 1966-1968, project management survey, 1969, director South East Asia, 1969-1970, deputy assistant administrator East Asia/Agency for International Development, 1970-1972, deputy assistant administrator program and management services, 1972-1974. Assistant director administration and finance ACTION, Washington, 1974-1978.


    • Contributor articles on manpower training, foreign aid, food development to journals.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member school board Tacoma, 1949-1952, Minneapolis, 1955-1956. Member Association Operative Millers (president 1953-1954). Club: Kiwanis.


    • Married second.; children by previous marriage: Joel Willard, Steven Lee.
    • father: Louis P. Meinecke
    • mother: Kathryn (Shcierkolk) Meinecke
    • spouse: 2d.
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    Born August 19, 1916
    Died October 29, 1978
    (aged 62)