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Merritt Elmer Seward

business executive.

Merritt Elmer Seward, business executive. Served with United States Army, 1918-1919.; Member National (director), New York State (director) restaurant associations.

Background

Seward, Merritt Elmer was born on July 29, 1888 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of John M. and Lyda (Hayes) Seward.

Education

Student in public schools.

Career

1 daughter, Peggy Marie. With F. W. Woolworth Company, from 1908, store manager, 1913-1919, superintendent 1920-1924, merchandise manager, 1924-1933, general supervisor, restaurant operations from 1934, director from 1950.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1918-1919. Member National (director), New York State (director) restaurant associations.

Connections

Married Helene Moriarty, July 5, 1924.

father:
John M. Seward

mother:
Lyda (Hayes) Seward

spouse:
Helene Moriarty