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Lawyer , credit manager.

Harry Hopkins Merrick, American lawyer, credit manager.

Background

Merrick, Harry Hopkins was born on October 15, 1873 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. Son of Ambrose Newell and Sarah Bates (Warriner) Merrick.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University of Minnesota, 1892.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1892, and began practice in Minnesota. Moved to Sioux City, Iowa, 1893, and became house attorney for Tolerton & Stetson Company. Credit manager Hammond Packing Company, Omaha, also of Technology M. Sinclair Packing Company, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

General manager credits for Armour & Company, Chicago, 1901-1918. Vice president Central Trust Company of Illinois, July 1918-May 1919. President Great Lakes Trust Company, Chicago, 1919-1921.

A vice president Central Trust Company of Illinois (which absorbed Great Lakes Trust Company), 1921-1922. Moved to Los Angeles, 1922, and formed Merrick & Ruddick, Inc., general insurance and real estate, title of firm now Harry H. Merrick & Company, Inc. President Hollywood Foothills Improvement Association President Chicago Branch National Security League, 1916-1919.

Chairman draft bds., also of Coal Crisis Committee of Illinois and president Selective Service Association, 1917-1918, World War.

Membership

Member Chicago Association Commerce (general treasurer 1917, vice president interstate and foreign trade div. 1918, president 1919). Member Chicago Association Credit Men (president 1918-1919), Mississippi Valley Association (president 1919-1920), Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Tide Water Association (president 1920-1921), Greater Los Angeles Association (president), Central Motion Picture District, Inc.

(vice president).; Member Delta Chi. Clubs: Jonathan, El Caballero, Surf and Sand.

Connections

Married Edna Marshall Fuller, of Tampa, Florida, March 21, 1894. Children: Marlowe M., Dixie A. (deceased).

father:
Ambrose Newell Merrick

mother:
Sarah Bates (Warriner) Merrick

spouse:
Edna Marshall Fuller

children:
Marlowe M. Merrick

Dixie A. Merrick (deceased)