July 18, 1888 (age 51)
New York City, United States
Athletics at the 1912 Summer Olympics – Men's 100 metres
Donald Lippincott, Ralph Craig, Shizo Kanakuri
December 19, 1939 (aged 51) Tucson, Arizona, United States
Olympics 1912 100m
Meyer underperformed at the 1912 Olympic Trials and was only included to the US Olympic team on the condition that he pays his travel, which was eventually covered by his parents. He won the silver medal in the 100 meters, but was eliminated in the semi-finals of the 200 m event.
In 1914 he set a world record at 60 yards, and in 1915 he set a world record at 330 yards.