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James Almond Merritt

James Almond Merritt, American mechanical contracting company executive.


  • Merritt, James Almond was born on August 6, 1932 in Magnolia, North Carolina, United States. Son of Addie Almond and Janie Evelyn (Groves) Merritt.

  • Education

    • Student public schools, Charleston, South Carolina.


    • With W. I. Champman & Sons, Charleston, 1956-1957, F. A. Bailey & Sons, Charleston, 1957-1966. Founder, James A. Merritt & Sons, Inc. (and predecessor company), Charleston, South Carolina, since 1967, president, chief executive officer, since 1981.


    Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose the right path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith believers voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Baptist


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    Served with South Carolina National Guard, 1951. Member Mechanical Contracting Association South Carolina, American Society of Heating, Military Engineers, Air Force Association American, Associate General Contractors American, Charleston Contractors Association, Carolinas Construction Training Council (chairman 1973-1979), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Repbulican. Club: Elks.


    • Married Elizabeth Ann Lackey, December 3, 1955. Children– James Almond, Jamie Shayne.
    • father: Addie Almond Merritt
    • mother: Janie Evelyn (Groves) Merritt
    • spouse: Elizabeth Ann Lackey
    • children: James Almond Merritt
    • Jamie Shayne Merritt
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