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Merritt Elmer Seward

Merritt Elmer Seward, business executive. Served with United States Army, 1918-1919.; Member National (director), New York State (director) restaurant associations.

Background

  • Seward, Merritt Elmer was born on July 29, 1888 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of John M. and Lyda (Hayes) Seward.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Peggy Marie. With F. W. Woolworth Company, from 1908, store manager, 1913-1919, superintendent 1920-1924, merchandise manager, 1924-1933, general supervisor, restaurant operations from 1934, director from 1950.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National (director), New York State (director) restaurant associations.

    Connections

    • Married Helene Moriarty, July 5, 1924.
    • father: John M. Seward
    • mother: Lyda (Hayes) Seward
    • spouse: Helene Moriarty
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