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Merle Elliott Tracy

Merle Elliott Tracy, American publisher.

Background

  • Tracy, Merle Elliott was born on May 7, 1879 in Southwest Harbor, Maine, United States. Son of Henry and Flavilla (Benson) Tracy.

  • Education

    • Educated Perkins Institution for the Blind, Boston, 1891-1897.

    Career

    • William Bruce Sharp), Henry Lewis. Editorial writer Houston (Texas) Chronicle, 1913-1924. Editorial columnist Scripps-Howard Newspapers, 1924-1934.

      Editor public Current History (purchased from New York Times), 1936-1939. Chairman Houston City Planning Commission, 1924-1926.

    Works

    • Editorial writer Houston (Texas) Chronicle, 1913-1924. Editorial columnist Scripps-Howard Newspapers, 1924-1934. Editor public Current History (purchased from New York Times), 1936-1939.

      Chairman Houston City Planning Commission, 1924-1926.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Ella Benson, February 24, 1907. Children: Elizabeth Wells (wife of Review.
    • father: Henry Tracy
    • mother: Flavilla (Benson) Tracy
    • spouse: Harriet Ella Benson
    • child: Elizabeth Wells (wife of Rev Tracy
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    Died March 4, 1945
    (aged 65)
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