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Clergyman

Richard Nye Merrill, American clergyman. member of the board Foreign Missions of Mechanical Engineering Church, 1924-1929; member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1924, 28, 32; member Commision on Relation to Other Churches, 1928-1932. President board Community Plaza, Los Angeles; member of national consultant Modern Missions Movement; Member Phi Delta Theta (Golden Legion).; Mason.

Background

Merrill, Richard Nye was born on May 24, 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Philip Shull and Mary Matilda (Coburn) Merrill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, 1904, Doctor of Divinity, 1928. Doctor of Divinity, University of Chattanooga, 1922, m. Agnes Espy, October 13, 1904.

Career

Ordained ministry Methodist Episcopal Church, 1904. Pastor Philadelphia, 1904-1907, Newcastle, Pennsylvania, 1907-1912, Grove City, Pennsylvania, 1912-1913, Westfield, New York, 1913-1916, Miami, Florida, 1916-1929, Long Beach, California, 1929-1938. First Church, Phoenix, Arizona, 1938-1947, retired 1947.

Membership

Member of the board Foreign Missions of Mechanical Engineering Church, 1924-1929. Member General Conference of Methodist Episcopal Church, 1924, 28, 32. Member Commision on Relation to Other Churches, 1928-1932.

President board Community Plaza, Los Angeles. Member of national consultant Modern Missions Movement. Member Phi Delta Theta (Golden Legion).

Connections

Children: Richard Nye, Major John Espy.

father:
Philip Shull Merrill

mother:
Mary Matilda (Coburn) Merrill

child:
Richard Nye Merrill

child:
Major John Espy Merrill