Meighan, James E., Jr.

James E. Meighan, Jr. (August 22, 1903-June 20, 1970) was an actor and second generation member of The Lambs. His father, James E. Meighan, Sr. and uncle, Shepherd Thomas Meighan were members. He was born in Pittsburgh.

He was elected to The Lambs in 1924.

Meighan appeared on Broadway in Sigmund Romberg’s My Maryland and in the 1929 revival of Augustin Daly’s Under The Gaslight. He moved to daytime radio serials, and could be heard on Just Plain Bill and Meet Miss Julie.

During World War II James served in the New York National Guard,13th Regiment. He married Alice W Tierney in 1946. They had a daughter, Ingrid.

Meighan died June 20, 1970, in Huntington, Long Island, age 66. He is interred in Huntington Rural Cemetery.