North High School Wall of Honor
Everett G. Meeker
Class of June, 1943 (North/West High)
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, 1943xGraduatedxWent 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.
datexUS Army Air CorpsxTo Syracuse University for several months of training.
datexUS Army Air CorpsxTo Nashville, TN
datexUS Army Air CorpsxTo Turner Field, GA.
datexUS Army Air CorpsxTo Fort Myers, FL. gunnery school
datexUS Army Air CorpsxMaxwell Field, AL for preflight
xUS Army Air Corps/
2nd Lt.
xEllington Field, TX. Awarded my wings. 2nd Lt.
datexUS Army Air CorpsxVictorville, CA for bombadier training.
datexUS Army Air CorpsxYuma, AZ
datexUS Army Air CorpsxMerced, CA
dateUS Army Air CorpsSacramento, CA
dateUS Army Air CorpsSan Antonio, TX
dateUS Army Air CorpsArmy Air Force Base; Grand Island, NE. B-29 training.
17th Bomber Operational Training Wing. Radar training.
Fall, 1946xUS Army/
Discharged/2nd Lt.
xMacDill Field; Tampa, FL. Discharged at MacDill Field, FL.
xSchoolingxUniversity of Iowa; Iowa City, IA. Degree in Accounting/Business with honors.
xSchoolingxUniversity of Iowa; Iowa City, IA. Law School. Graduated with honors.
1953-1955 xEmploymentxWorked at 3M in Minneapolis, MN for two years.
EmploymentPrivate law practice in Washington, IA.
Syracuse UMaxwell Field, ALMacDill Field, FL

US Air Force seal

Everett G. Meeker
2nd Lieutenant
US Army Air Corps

Air Force Pilot Wings

Everett G. Meeker photo

2nd Lt. Bar

US Army Air Corps Patch; 1943

(1) The World War II Army Enlistment Records contain information on more than nine million indivdual enlistments. These records can be found online at

(2) The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2017 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: Everett G. Meeker's class page is:
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