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0536. Maurice Dana Meader (1919 - )
Born: 1919

0536. Maurice Dana Meader (1919 - )
Maurice Dana Meader, son of Dana W. Meader (1882-1964) [0425] and Annie Marshall (1885-1964), was born in Rochester, NH January 2, 1919. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943-1946. He attended Northeastern University and received his B.S. degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1950. He did graduate study at the University of Connecticut. He was a Registered Professional Engineer employed by United Technologies Corp. (formerly United Aircraft Corp.). He participated in the design of life support equipment for the U.S. Apollo project astronauts. His signature appears on material deposited on the lunar surface during the Apollo 13 mission, April, 1970. The Meader family name was thus carried to the earth's only natural satellite.
He married:

1) Loraine Lucielle Brock in 1940. They were later divorced.

The child of Maurice Meader and Loraine Brock was:
2157 i. Sharon Lee Meader, born December 22, 1940 at Santa Monica, CA.
2) Valerie Helen Backowski July 31, 1965. She was born at Pittsfield, MA, May 26, 1920. The couple had no children. They lived in Avon, CT.