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Merrill Mueller

educator , government consultant

Merrill Mueller, American educator, government consultant. Decorated Purple Heart; Order British Empire; Legion of Honor (France).

Background

Mueller, Merrill was born on January 27, 1916 in New York City. Son of Carl and Kathryn (Creden) Mueller.

Education

Special student Sorbonne, Paris, 1939, London U., 1946.

Career

News Service, 1935-1936, Washington reporter, 1936-1938, foreign correspondent, 1938-1941. European director Newsweek, 1941-1942. Roving reporter NBC, Europe, Africa, India, Asia, Pacific, 1941-1946, London director, 1946-1951, commentator, 1950-1968.

Roving editor ABC, after 1968. Distinguished lecturer Ohio U., 1977-1978, government consultant, 1976-1980. Director Radio Corporation American, Ltd., London, 1946-1950.

Syracuse (New York) U., 1978-1979. World radio pool voice European D-Day to D 106, 1944, Japanese Surrender, United States Ship Missouri, 1945, Astronaut John Glenn Space Flight, 1962, 1st international Television via Telstar, 1965, Apollo II Moonlanding.

Membership

Member American Committee for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, President’s Advisory Committee on Youth. Member American Corresponding Association London (past president), American Radio-television News Analyst Association (past president), American Ordnance Association (life), Congressional Corrs. Association, Academy Television Arts and Sciences (governor), Sigma Delta Chi.

Clubs: Overseas Press (president 1964-1965), Dutch Treat (New York City).

Connections

Married Edith Nicholson, February 14, 1946 (divorced). Married second, Jane Poirson, August 5, 1963. Children: Kenneth Mueller, Kevin Mueller.

father:
Carl Mueller

mother:
Kathryn (Creden) Mueller

spouses:
Edith Nicholson

Jane Poirson

children:
Kenneth Mueller

Kevin Mueller