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Lawyer

Merrill Elvin Olsen, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan bar 1934, Illinois bar 1941. Member Chicago Bar Association, Law Club Chicago, Sigma Pi.

Background

Olsen, Merrill Elvin was born on December 18, 1906 in Cooperstown, North Dakota, United States. Son of Christian A. and A. Rodina (Runice) Olsen.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1930. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1934.

Career

With Prescott, Coulter & Baxter, Detroit, 1934-1941, The Quaker Oats Company, Chicago, 1941-1972, successively attorney, counsel, general counsel, 1954-1956, vice president and general counsel, 1956-1972, director, 1957-1974.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan bar 1934, Illinois bar 1941.

Membership

Member Chicago Bar Association, Law Club Chicago, Sigma Pi. Clubs: Glen View; Country (Naples, Florida).

Connections

Married Catherine A. McColl, November 13, 1937. Children– Thomas M., Virginia C.

father:
Christian A. Olsen

mother:
A. Rodina (Runice) Olsen

spouse:
Catherine A. McColl

child:
Thomas M. Olsen

child:
Virginia C. Olsen