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Edwin Katte Merrill

Edwin Katte Merrill, American association executive. Served with Office of Strategic Services. 1943-1945.


  • Merrill, Edwin Katte was born on November 22, 1902 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Edwin Godfrey and Adelaide (Katte) Merrill.

  • Education

    • Graduate Middlesex School, Concord, Massachusetts, 1920. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1924.


    • Penelope (Mistress Bernard Brouder), Newton. With Brown Brothers Harriman & Company, and predecessor Brown Brothers & Company. New York City, 1924-1956, successively trainee, executive investment advisory department, 1924-1946, manager investment department, 1946-1956.

      Associate executive director, assistant treasurer Children’s Aid Society New York, 1957-1959, executive director and secretary, since 1959. Director North American Reassurance Company, North American Reinsurance Company Treasurer, trustee Phelps Stokes Fund, New York. Grenfell Association American.

      Board managers United Charities New York: director of International Grenfell Association.


    Served with Office of Strategic Services. 1943-1945.


    • Married Helen Phelps Stokes, October 13, 1928. Children: Edith M. Smart, Edwin.
    • father: Edwin Godfrey Merrill
    • mother: Adelaide (Katte) Merrill
    • spouse: Helen Phelps Stokes
    • children: Edith M. Smart Merrill
    • Edwin Merrill
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    Born November 22, 1902
    Died October 5, 1963
    (aged 60)