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Robert, age 74, died in Spokane, Washington, November 30, 1994. He was born in Spokane, WA, November 14,1920, and received his education in Spokane. He was enrolled at MSU in Missoula at the beginning of WWII and was with the smokejumpers during the summer of 1942 and 1943 when he made at least two fire jumps during the'42 season. He registered for the draft on February 16, 1942, and went on active duty April 10, 1944, serving in the U.S. Army until his discharge on March 17, 1946. Following completion of his education he returned to Spokane and taught at the Spokane Community College.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Meigs, Robert William (Missoula 1942)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 447.