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MEAKIN, Walter, J.P., M.A., L.L.M., B.Sc.(Econ.)
Born 1876 at Barlaston Hall, Stoke-on-Trent.
Son of late James Meakin.
Educated at Clifton College, Trinity College, Cambridge, and School of Economics, London University.
J.P. for County of Stafford, 1925;
Contested as Liberal Candidate several times in Staffs.;
Member of Liberal Executive;
Hon. Secretary Midland Liberal Federation;
Representative of Bulgarian-British Association. Served as Lieut. in 5th North Staffs.
Wrote the War History of 5th North Staffs.;
Wrote Life of an Empire, dealing with a year's travel round the British Colonies, 1903 and 04;
Fellow of Royal Geographical Society;
Member of Alpine Club.
Recreations-Mountaineering and Golf.
"Who's Who in Staffordshire" 1934