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Joseph L. Merrill

Joseph L. Merrill, American investment banker. Served as captain, United States Army, World War I. Owner of Feather,” winner championship Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, 1940, 41, 46, 47.

Background

  • Merrill, Joseph L. was born on September 27, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John L. Merrill.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1910.

    Career

    • With W. H. McElwain & Company, Boston, 1910-1920. Partner Merrill Lynch & Company, 1920-1940. President and director Sterling Holding Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1940-1970.

      Vice president in charge finance and director Melville Shoe Corporation, New York City, 1940-1970. Director J. F. McElwain Company Past director A. S. Beck Shoe Company, Diamond Shoe Corporation, G. R. Kinney Company, Feltman & Curme Shoe Stores, Central Shoe Company, Waldorf System, Inc., Lane Bryant, Inc., Adams-Hills Corporation, Struthers Wells, Inc., Beechvale Investments, Ltd., Bird Grocery Stores, Daniel Reeves, Inc., National Tea. Company, Safeway Stores, Inc.

    Membership

    Served as captain, United States Army, World War I. Owner of Feather,” winner championship Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, 1940, 41, 46, 47. Clubs: New York Yacht, American Yacht, Southhampton Yacht.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Cushman, June 10, 1920. Children: Arthur Cushman, Robert Gordon.
    • father: John L. Merrill. Merrill
    • spouse: Kathleen Cushman
    • children: Arthur Cushman Merrill
    • Robert Gordon Merrill
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    Born September 27, 1899
    Died May 7, 1970
    (aged 70)
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