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Charles Mercer, Canadian, American Writer. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, World World War II, Korean War. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Mercer, Charles was born on July 12, 1917 in Stouffville, Ontario, Canada. Son of Alfred and Alma (Hoover) Mercer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1939.

Career

Reporter, Washington Post, 1939-1942;reporter, feature writer, columnist, A.P., New York City, 1946-1959;senior editor, G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York City, 1966-1979;vice president, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975-1979.

Works

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, World World War II, Korean War. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Overseas Press (New York City).

Connections

Married Alma Sutton, February 21, 1940.

father:
Alfred Mercer

mother:
Alma (Hoover) Mercer

spouse:
Alma Sutton