Louis Meyer, Sr.
|Birthplace:||Manhattan, New York, New York, USA|
|Death:||Died in Searchlight, Clark, Nevada, USA|
|Place of Burial:||Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Occupation:||race car driver and engine builder|
|Managed by:||Eldon Clark (C)|
Historical records matching Louis Meyer, Sr.
About Louis Meyer, Sr.
Birth: Jul. 21, 1904
Death: Oct. 11, 1995
Racing legend. Winner of the Indianapolis 500 in 1928, 1933 and 1936, becoming the first three-time winner of the Classic. A leading contender in nearly each of the 13 500s he competed in, he also finished 2nd in 1929 and 4th in 1937. After surviving a spectacular crash in his last 500 in 1939, he retired. He subsequently collaborated with Dale Drake to develop the Meyer-Drake racing engine that enjoyed tremendous success in racing competition during the 50s and 60s.
Burial: Inglewood Park Cemetery Inglewood Los Angeles County California, USA Plot: Acacia Slope, Lot 11, Grave C GPS (lat/lon): 33.96444, -118.33806
Maintained by: Find A Grave Record added: Jun 22, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 10088