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Merlyn Churchill Hendren

Merlyn Churchill Hendren, American investment company executive.


  • Hendren, Merlyn Churchill was born on October 16, 1926 in Gooding, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Herbert Winston and Annie Averett Churchill.

  • Education

    • Student, University Idaho, 1947. Bachelor with honors, College of Idaho, 1986.


    • With Hendren's Furniture Company, Boise, 1947-1969. Co-owner, vice president Hendren's Inc., 1969-1987, president, since 1987.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Board directors Idaho Law Foundation, 1978-1984. Chairman College of Idaho Symposium, 1977-1978, member advisory board, since 1981. Board directors Southwest Idaho Private Industry Council, 1984-1987.

    President Boise Council on Aging, 1959-1960, member advisory board, since 1986. Member Governor's Commission on Aging, 1960. Idaho delegate to White House Conference on Aging, 1961.

    Trustee St. Luke's Regional Hospital, 1981-1992. Member advisory board directors Boise Philharmonic Association, Inc., since 1981, Ballet Idaho. Board directors Children's Home Society Idaho, 1988.

    Founding president Idaho Congressional Award Program, since 1993. Sustaining member Boise Junior League. Member Boise C. of Chamber (board directors 1984-1987), Gamma Phi Beta.


    • Married Robert Lee Hendren, June 14, 1947. Children: Robert Lee, Anne Aleen.
    • father: Herbert Winston
    • mother: Annie Averett Churchill
    • spouse: Robert Lee Hendren
    • children: Robert Lee Hendren
    • Anne Aleen Hendren
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    Born October 16, 1926
    • 1947
      University Idaho
    • 1986
      College of Idaho
    • 1947 - 1969
      With Hendren's Furniture Company
      Boise, Idaho, United States