John Meehan (screenwriter)
John Meehan (May 8, 1890 – November 12, 1954) was a Canadian screenwriter.
|Born||May 8, 1890|
Lindsey, Ontario, Canada
|Died||November 12, 1954 (aged 64)|
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.