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Tom Jones Meek

sales executive.

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