Francis Marshall Van Meter

Age 67, retired division manager, Kentucky Utilities Co., died Sunday; joined KU in 1930 as meter reader at Shelbyville, served as chief clerk in Shelbyville, then at Elizabethtown, before being promoted in 1940 to local manager at Danville, moved to Paris as district manager in 1942, in 1959 became assistant division manager in Lexington; Shelby County native, studied engineering at Univ. of Kentucky, member of Sigma Nu, and served as president of Sigma Nu Alumni Ass'n; member, Rotary Club, Lexington and Kentucky
Chambers of Commerce, served as ultility group chairman and as director of the United Community Fund, member, Lexington Quarterback Club, Tates Creek Country Club, Spindletop Hall Club, UK Alumni Club; director, Red Cross, Central Kentucky Employers Council, and Julius Marks Home; director and treasurer of Greater Lexington YMCA; in
Paris, had been chairman of school board for five years, and vice president of Bourbon Oil Co.; member and deacon of Maxwell Street Presbyterian Church; survivors, wife Mrs. Alice Hart Sanders VanMeter, 310 Andover Road, sons, Dr. F. Marshall VanMeter, Jr., San Antonio, TX, Hart VanMeter, Portsmouth, NH; three sisters and two grandchildren.

From: Lexington Herald (KY), p. A-12, Tuesday, February, 17, 1976.

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