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Joseph L. Merrill

investment banker

Joseph L. Merrill, American investment banker. Served as captain, United States Army, World War I. Owner of Feather,” winner championship Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, 1940, 41, 46, 47.

Background

Merrill, Joseph L. was born on September 27, 1899 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John L. Merrill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1910.

Career

With W. H. McElwain & Company, Boston, 1910-1920. Partner Merrill Lynch & Company, 1920-1940. President and director Sterling Holding Corporation, Wilmington, Delaware, 1940-1970.

Vice president in charge finance and director Melville Shoe Corporation, New York City, 1940-1970. Director J. F. McElwain Company Past director A. S. Beck Shoe Company, Diamond Shoe Corporation, G. R. Kinney Company, Feltman & Curme Shoe Stores, Central Shoe Company, Waldorf System, Inc., Lane Bryant, Inc., Adams-Hills Corporation, Struthers Wells, Inc., Beechvale Investments, Ltd., Bird Grocery Stores, Daniel Reeves, Inc., National Tea. Company, Safeway Stores, Inc.

Membership

Served as captain, United States Army, World War I. Owner of Feather,” winner championship Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, 1940, 41, 46, 47. Clubs: New York Yacht, American Yacht, Southhampton Yacht.

Connections

Married Kathleen Cushman, June 10, 1920. Children: Arthur Cushman, Robert Gordon.

father:
John L. Merrill. Merrill

spouse:
Kathleen Cushman

children:
Arthur Cushman Merrill

Robert Gordon Merrill