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Victor Aloysius "Vic" Meyers
Best known forLieutenant Governor

Personal:
  GenderMale
  Born09/07/1897, Little Falls, Morrison County, Minnesota, USA
  MarriagesGoldie J. Meyers , died 1976
  ChildrenMary Louise Meyers. Victor Aloysius Meyers, 1924. Died 1981.
  Death05/28/1991, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA

Occupations:

  • Band Leader. 1918-1932. Interest in music led him to become a nationally recognized leader of his own 10 piece band which he organized at age 21. Long-term engagement in Seattle at "Butler Hotel" and later his own "Club Victor". Inducted into the Northwest Music Association Hall of Fame in 1991.
Offices:
  • Lieutenant Governor. Democrat, Washington. 1933 - 1953. 20 year(s).
  • Secretary of State. Democrat, Washingon. 1957 - 1965. 8 year(s).
Notes:In 1932, 1938 and 1946 he ran unsuccessfully for Mayor of Seattle. In 1977 the golf course at Sun Lakes State Park was named "Vic Meyers Golf Course" and Rainbow Lake has been re-named "Vic Meyers Lake" in his honor.

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Sources:

Hood, Michael, "Meyers, Victor A. (1897-1991)" HistoryLink.org. Duncan, Don, "Vic Meyers' Main Legacy Is Laughter - Quick Wit, Wild Stunts Marked His Long Career," The Seattle Times, May 29, 1991. Washington State Digital Archives (photograph)