Walter Sparks Measday III (1920-1998)


Father: Walter Measday, Jr.  (1895-1982)
Mother: Virginia Marion Sparks  (1895-1984)


Brother: James Paul Measday  (1922-1999)
Sister: Marion Edith Measday  (1923-1984)


Wife: Jeannette Louise Ivey  (1920-1995) married 1944-04-10, Baltimore, MD, USA.


Son: Walter Sparks Measday IV  (1949-2019)
Son: Peter Schriner Measday  (1950- )
Son: Andrew Hammond Measday  (1955- )
Son: Charles Alexander Measday  (1956- )

Basic Data

Born: 1920-05-18
Place: New York, NY, USA
Died: 1998-05-08, 2:00 A.M.
Place: College Park, MD, USA
Buried: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Silver Spring, MD, USA  (eulogy)


Military: "In service October 6, 1942 to February 13, 1946. Served as Staff Sergeant with 502nd Engineering Squadron, 89th Air Service Group on Guam." (From They served, 1941-1945, Westwood, N.J.) (39th Air Service Group, 502nd Engineering Squadron Personnel)
Education: (See 1955 newspaper article.)
Occupation: Chief Economist of the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust and Monopoly; part-time economics professor at the University of Maryland.  (resume)
Photograph: With his granddaughter, Sarah.  (1984)


Find A Grave: Walter S. Measday (1920-1998)

The College of William and Mary:

The Flat Hat, 2-Apr-1940 - School newspaper, Overheard...:
Familiar sights (that need no explanation): ... Walter Measday and Jean Ivey ...
Colonial Echo, 1941 - Yearbook entry.

Engagement announcement - The Baltimore Sun, 1943-12-07.

Baltimore Society
MRS. STELLA G. IVEY has announced
the engagement of her daughter,
Miss Jeanne Louise Ivey, to Cor-
poral Walter Sparks Measday, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Measday,
Jr., Westwood, N. J. The prospec-
tive bride and bridegroom are grad-
uates of William and Mary College,
where Mr. Measday was a member
of Phi Beta Kappa. Miss Ivey on
her maternal side is a direct de-
scendant of Maj. Gen. John Ham-
mond of the Revolutionary War.
The wedding will take place early
in the spring.

Death notice - The Washington Post, May 10-11, 1998.

On Friday, May 8, 1998, WALTER SPARKS
MEASDAY, III PhD, of College Park, MD. Beloved
husband of the late Jeanne Ivey Measday; father
of Walter S. IV, Peter S., Andrew H. and Charles A.
Measday; brother of James P. Measday and the
late Marion Matthews. Also survived by eight
grandchildren. Relatives and friends may call at
COLLINS FUNERAL HOME, 500 University Blvd.,
W., Silver Spring, MD, Tuesday 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of
Christian Burial at St. Jerome's Church, 5205 43rd
Ave., Hyattsville, MD on Wednesday, May 13 at 10
a.m. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memo-
rial contributions may be made to Holy Cross
Home Hospice Care, 9805 Dameron Dr., Silver
Spring, MD 20910.

Oil Import Administration Ouija Board found in his papers!

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