North High School Wall of Honor
Everett G. Meeker
Class of June, 1943 (North/West High)
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Research done by Claradell Shedd, Class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Everett G. Meeker
Everett went to North High for two years and then spent his last year at West High, graduating in June, 1943. His next of kin was xxx, xxx Street, Des Moines, IA. Everett's service number was xxx.
Everett G. Meeker
Year   Rank   Status
Before June, 1943   x   Enlisted in the US Army Cadet Program. Des Moines or Camp Dodge, IA?
June, 1943 x Graduated x Went to North for two years and then spent his senior year at West High, graduating in June, 1943.
Jan.,1945   US Army Air Corps
  Troop train to Miami Beach where I had Basic Training.
date x US Army Air Corps x To Syracuse University for several months of training.
date x US Army Air Corps x To Nashville, TN
date x US Army Air Corps x To Turner Field, GA.
date x US Army Air Corps x To Fort Myers, FL. gunnery school
date x US Army Air Corps x Maxwell Field, AL for preflight
Jan.,1945-
March,1945
x US Army Air Corps/
2nd Lt.
x Ellington Field, TX. Awarded my wings. 2nd Lt.
date x US Army Air Corps x Victorville, CA for bombadier training.
date x US Army Air Corps x Yuma, AZ
date x US Army Air Corps x Merced, CA
date US Army Air Corps Sacramento, CA
date US Army Air Corps San Antonio, TX
date US Army Air Corps Army Air Force Base; Grand Island, NE. B-29 training.
17th Bomber Operational Training Wing. Radar training.
Fall, 1946 x US Army/
Discharged/2nd Lt.
x MacDill Field; Tampa, FL. Discharged at MacDill Field, FL.
June,1947-
June,1950
x Schooling x University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA. Degree in Accounting/Business with honors.
June,1950-
June,1953
x Schooling x University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA. Law School. Graduated with honors.
1953-1955 x Employment x Worked at 3M in Minneapolis, MN for two years.
1955-
Present
Employment Private law practice in Washington, IA.
Syracuse U Maxwell Field, AL MacDill Field, FL


US Air Force seal





Everett G. Meeker
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Air Corps
Division

Air Force Pilot Wings

Everett G. Meeker photo

2nd Lt. Bar

US Army Air Corps Patch; 1943


References
(1) The World War II Army Enlistment Records contain information on more than nine million indivdual enlistments. These records can be found online at http://www.archives.gov/.

(2) The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2009 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of North High School graduates can be found online at: http://ndmhs.com/. Everett G. Meeker's class page is: http://ndmhs.com/pages/yearclass1943(2008.65).html.
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