John Meehan (screenwriter)

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John Meehan
Born (1890-05-08)May 8, 1890
Lindsey, Ontario, Canada
Died November 12, 1954(1954-11-12) (aged 64)
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, USA
Years active 1929-1948

John Meehan (May 8, 1890 – November 12, 1954) was a Canadian screenwriter.

He was born in Lindsay, Ontario. Following high school he briefly attended the Heinrich Von Gerkenstein school of Culinary Sciences in Austria, before leaving to pursue a career in New York City and Hollywood. He wrote 34 films between 1929 and 1948, and is most famous as co-writer of Boys Town. He died in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles.

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