Edmond Stephen Meany

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Edmond Stephen Meany

  • Birth 28 Dec 1862 Michigan, USA
  • Death 22 Apr 1935 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Memorial ID 10765

University of Washington professor, Seattle historian and civic leader. "The ideal University of Washington alumnus." University of Washington theater named for him.
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Edmond S. Meany was a professor of botany and history at the University of Washington (UW) and a UW alumnus, having graduated as the valedictorian of his class in 1885. Meany further received a Master of Science from the University of Washington in 1899, a Master of Letters from the University of Wisconsin in 1901, and an honorary Doctor of Laws from the College of Puget Sound in 1926. He was a Washington state legislator for the 1891 and 1893 sessions and was also an active supporter of the local Boy Scout organization, the Seattle Area Council. From 1906 until his death, he served as managing editor of the Washington Historical Quarterly (renamed the Pacific Northwest Quarterly the year after his death). From 1908 until his death, he also served as president of the Mountaineers.

Edmond Meany died of a stroke in Denny Hall, on the University of Washington campus, on April 22, 1935, minutes before a lecture on the history of Canada.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10765
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmond Stephen Meany (28 Dec 1862–22 Apr 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10765, citing Lake View Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .