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Kelvin L. Meyers

Portrait of Kelvin Meyers

Lecturer: Course 8


A professional genealogist for the last twenty-seven years and an avid researcher-historian for the last thirty-five years, he is a frequent speaker to many genealogical societies and family associations in Texas and Oklahoma and Louisiana. Kelvin is a 5th generation Texan. He was employed for ten years in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library. Now, he contracts with law firms, banks, the US Immigration Service and energy companies,as a forensic genealogist, searching for missing or unknown heirs to estates and oil and gas leases. Kelvin is a 1989 and 1990 alumni of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University. He has lectured in Course III Research in the South and Course VIII Researching African American Ancestors. He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogist and a past President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG and serves on the board of the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogists. Kelvin also serves as the historian/archivist for First United Methodist Church, Dallas, Texas.


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