Robert Taylor Merrill Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1910.
Commnd. ensign United States Navy, 1910, advanced through grades to lieutenant commander, 1919. Resigned, 1919; vice president, general manager various steamship companies, 1919-1921, 25-42. Director research United States Shipping Board, 1921-1925.
Joined Department of State, 1950, assigned as shipping adviser, 1950-1953, shipping officer, Tokyo, 1953-1955, chief shipping division, from 1955.
Served as captain United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1942-1950. Member Retired Officers Association (director), Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.
Married Marguerite S. Mason, June 19, 1916.