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Merrill Buffington

Merrill Buffington, business executive. Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporate Sees.; Club: Westmoreland (Wilmette, Illinois).


  • Buffington, Merrill was born on December 23, 1900 in Minneapolis. Son of George Wood and Flora (Van Vliet) Buffington.

  • Education

    • Student Blake School, Minneapolis, 1914-1917. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1921, Bachelor of Laws, 1924.


    • One stepdau. Janet C. Gohres (Mistress Walter Watson Wyckoff). Admitted to Minnesota bar, 1924. With Lancaster, Simpson, Junell & Dorsey (now Dorsey, Owen, Barker, Scott & Barber), Minneapolis, 1924-1937.

      Legal department Greyhound Corporation, 1937-1940, secretary, 1940-1964, retired.


    Denomination: Conglist


    Member American Bar Association, American Society Corporate Sees. Club: Westmoreland (Wilmette, Illinois).


    • Married Charlotte Miner Latham, August 9, 1928 (deceased). Married second, Janet Callender Gohres, October 20, 1957.
    • father: George Wood Buffington
    • mother: Flora (Van Vliet) Buffington
    • spouses: Charlotte Miner Latham
    • Janet Callender Gohres
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    Born December 23, 1900
    Died July 19, 1966
    (aged 65)