Biography of Joseph A. Meek, Jr.
Columbiana County, OH Biographies

Joseph A. Meek, Jr., is among the widely known and representative young business men of Columbiana County. He was born at East Palestine, Sept. 27, 1904, and is the son of Joseph A. and Fannie (Chamberlin) Meek.

Joseph A. Meek was born at East Palestine, as was his wife. He is a manufacturer and specializes in efficiency electrical fittings. For 25 years he was associated with the firm of Meek & McClure, and later with the Meek Lumber Company of East Palestine. Mrs. Meek died Aug. 3, 1920, and is buried at East Palestine. To Mr. and Mrs. Meek the following children were born: John C., born Aug. 15, 1899, lives at McDonald, Ohio; Elden, born Feb. 7, 1901, lives in Pittsburgh, where he is identified with the Y. M. C. A.; Joseph A., Jr., the subject of this sketch; and Alice, born Dec. 19, 1912.

Joseph A. Meek, Jr., received his education in the public schools of East Palestine and in 1925 was graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University. He immediately became associated with the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company of Akron, Ohio, as industrial engineer, in which capacity he now serves. Mr. Meek's home is at 402 La Salle Street, Akron, Ohio.

Mr. Meek is a Republican, a member of the Methodist Church and Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

History of Columbiana County, Ohio
By: Harold B. Barth
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1926

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