Estabrook, Merrick Gay was born on July 12, 1886 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Merrick Gay and Flora (Shaw) Estabrook.
Student Public Latin School, Boston, 1900-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1909. Graduate Air Corps Engineering School, 1932.
Army Industrial College, 1936.
September 5, 1912;Ward (wife of Major William J. Headriek, Junior). Commissioned First lieutenant, Aviation Section, Signal corpus, United States army, 1917, and advanced through the grades to brigadier general, September 17, 1943. Retired August 1944. Began as mine operator, 1909.
With United States Army Air Corps. Patterson Field, 1943. Address: Patterson Field, Fairfield, O.