Forrest B. Meek, Michigan Photograph Collection,
1865, 1976, and undated
Forrest B. Meek was born in 1928 and graduated from Hasting High School in 1946. He served in World War II, 1947-1948, and in the army reserves, 1948-1952. In 1986, he retired after 26 years of teaching in public schools in Lansing, Kentwood, and Clare, Michigan. Meek served as the Clare County campaign chair for Senator Robert P. Griffin during his 1976 re-election campaign. He is the author of several books concerning Clare and Clare County, Michigan, its lumber camps, veterans, and related issues which may be found in the collections of the Clarke Historical Library.