Meredith York

Meredith York


Sep. 21, 1912 Born
Round Rock, TX
1935 B.S. SHSTC
1947 M.A. University of Houston
1959-61 Austin County Public Schools Supervisor
1965-74 Lee County School Superintendent
1977 Named to SHSU Athletic Hall of Honor
1983 Named SHSU Distinguished Alumnus
Aug. 13, 1983 Died
Giddings, TX


Meredith Garrett York was a 1935 graduate of Sam Houston State Teachers College where he was a participant in athletics (football and a three-year letterman in track), debate, a member of the Glee Club, and vice president of his senior class. York earned an MA from the University of Houston, and went onto become a well-known central Texas public school teacher and administrator.

Together with his wife, Miriam, the Yorks contributed to the university track and field program as well as other areas. He was named into the Athletic Hall of Honor in 1977 and a Distinguished Alumnus in 1983.

The York Track Complex was named in recognition of the York's contributions to the university.

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