• Created Date
  • ca. 1906
  • Description
  • Edmond S. Meany (1862-1935) was born in East Saginaw, Michigan. He moved west with his family, arriving in Seattle in 1877. At the time, the University of Washington was still the Territorial University; Meany graduated from it as valedictorian of his class of 1885 with a bachelor's degree in science. He obtained a master's degree in science in 1889. He also married Sarah Elizabeth Ward on May 1, 1889. During this period, Meany had earned a li... more
    Edmond S. Meany (1862-1935) was born in East Saginaw, Michigan. He moved west with his family, arriving in Seattle in 1877. At the time, the University of Washington was still the Territorial University; Meany graduated from it as valedictorian of his class of 1885 with a bachelor's degree in science. He obtained a master's degree in science in 1889. He also married Sarah Elizabeth Ward on May 1, 1889. During this period, Meany had earned a living in newspaper delivery. Soon he had worked his way up in the newspaper business to become editor and publisher for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. By 1890, Meany had started his own news service called the Washington State News Bureau, and had been hired as press agent to represent Washington State at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Meany served as a Washington State legislator during the 1891 and 1893 sessions. He initiated legislation that set aside 355 acres to be used for the new campus of the University of Washington.... less
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 6 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2003