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Merle Amerson Gulick

Merle Amerson Gulick, American life insurance executive, consultant. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Marts and Lundy medal, 1965; named to Football Hall of Fame, 1965. member Executive Committee Committee on Alcoholism, Community Council Greater New York,; Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1946; Member Insurance Society New York, New York Chamber of Commerce (chairman insurance committee.

Background

  • Gulick, Merle Amerson was born in 1906 in Jackson, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank M. and Maud Mae (Dickes) Gulick.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hobart College, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Hobart and William Smith Colls., 1966.

    Career

    • April 1960); 1 son, Peter L. Married second, Helen Manzo Hindmarsh, November 1, 1962. Associate with Equitable Life Assurance Society, New York City, from 1930, successively service supervisor group department, manager Philadelphia group office, manager New York Group department, executive assistant to president, general manager group department, 2d vice president, 1930-1952, vice president, 1952-1960, vice president public relations-personnel, 1960-1968, vice president corporate affairs, after 1968, later consultant Executive vice chairman Greater New York Fund, 1939.

      Chairman greater New York men’s committee United Negro College Fund, Inc., 1953, member steering committee, 1953-1955. Chairman greater New York City committee National Fund Medical Education. Member Executive Committee Committee on Alcoholism, Community Council Greater New York, member Manhattan Council on Alcoholism.

      Co-chairman labor management commission on alcoholism, 1967-1970. Trustee Hobart and William Smith College 1950-1968, Chairman of the Board, 1957-1968, now honorary trustee. Board directors New York City Cancer Committee.

      Chairman of the executive committee New York City div. American Cancer Society. Board directors National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Inc., National Association Prevention Blindness, West Side Association Commerce.

      Trustee Morehouse College. Board advisers International U. Communications member of council execs, on company contributions National Industrial Conference Board.

    Membership

    Member Executive Committee Committee on Alcoholism, Community Council Greater New York. Served with United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1946. Member Insurance Society New York, New York Chamber of Commerce (chairman insurance committee.

    Clubs: Overseas Press.

    Connections

    • Married Edna Zeller, April.; married second, Helen Manzo Hindmarsh, November 1, 1962.
    • father: Frank M. Gulick
    • mother: Maud Mae (Dickes) Gulick
    • spouses: Edna Zeller
    • Helen Manzo Hindmarsh
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    Died August 30, 1976
    (aged 70)
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