Jacob W. Meese
First Lieutenant, United States Army
6, 1912 - Captain J. W. Meese, the first business manager of the St. Paul
Pioneer Press, and widely known in publishing circles, died yesterday morning
at the residence of his son, Horace S. Meese, 515 West 184th Street, New
York City, after an illness of two years, in his seventy-second year.
For fifteen years he was manager of the Pennsylvania State Printing Officer at Harrisburg, and was at one time connected with the Irving Press of this city.
Captain Meese served throughout the Civil War
in the Forty-fifth Pennsylvania Infantry, enlisting as a Private.
A widow and three sons survive him. He will be buried in Arlington
National Cemetery at Washington.
MEESE, ANNA S W/O JACOB W