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Lawyer

Charles J. Merriam, American lawyer. Member panel on patents, trademarks and copyrights Bureau National Affairs, 1972-1979.; Member Winnetka School Board, 1945-1948, University of Illinois Citizens Committee, 1965-1979. Director, vice president University of Illinois Foundation, president, 1976-1979.; Member American, Federal, Chicago bar associations, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Merriam, Charles J. was born on February 4, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles E. and Elizabeth (Doyle) Merriam.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1922, Juris Doctor cum laude, 1925.

Career

Bar, 1925, since practiced in Chicago. Senior partner firm Merriam, Marshall, & Bicknell, 1965-1976, of counsel, 1976-1979. President, director Pine Trees Inc., 1968-1979.

Director Continental Gas Transmission Company, Inc., 1973-1979.

Membership

Member panel on patents, trademarks and copyrights Bureau National Affairs, 1972-1979. Member Winnetka School Board, 1945-1948, University of Illinois Citizens Committee, 1965-1979. Director, vice president University of Illinois Foundation, president, 1976-1979.

Member American, Federal, Chicago bar associations, Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. Clubs: University, Law, Chicago (Chicago).

Connections

Married Kathryn Cheney, May 15, 1926. Married second, Ethelmae Sturgeon Haskell, March 14, 1946. Children: Dorothy (Mistress.

father:
Charles E. Merriam

mother:
Elizabeth (Doyle) Merriam

spouses:
Kathryn Cheney

Ethelmae Sturgeon Haskell

child:
Dorothy (Mrs Merriam