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Accountant

Ruth Nelms Merchant was American accountant. Certified Public Accountant, Florida.

Background

Merchant, Ruth Nelms was born on February 17, 1930 in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Daughter of Fredrick William and Anna Spader (DuBois) N.

Education

Student, Florida State University, 1949. Student, Palm Beach Junior College, 1973. Bachelor of Business Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 1979.

Career

Secretary-treasurer Union Congressional Church, West Palm Beach, Florida, 1967-1970. Internal bookkeeper Coopers & Lybrand, Palm Beach, 1970-1973. Certified Public Accountant Cherry, Bekaert & Holland, West Palm Beach, 1973-1987.

Private practice, since 1987.

Achievements

  • Certified Public Accountant, Florida.

Membership

Volunteer teachers aide/assistant Berkshire Elementary School. Volunteer Veterans Administration Medical Center-West Palm Beach. Trustee, treasurer, registrar, finance secretary, church clerk, deaconess, member various committees Union Congressional Church, West Palm Beach.

Day camp supervisor, day camp leader, first aider, leader junior and brownie troops Girls Scouts American. Local unit president, various committees Parent-Teachers Association. Participant Christmas in April, Habitat for Humanity.

Member American Legion Auxiliary (treasurer, president, membership chairman unit 12).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Volunteering, travel, sewing.

Connections

Married James Brady Budesheim, June 19, 1949 (divorced October 1970). Children: Deborah Anne, Mary Louise. Married Lloyd Keith Merchant, September 10, 1978.

father:
Fredrick William N.

mother:
Anna Spader (DuBois) N.

spouse:
James Brady Budesheim

spouse:
Lloyd Keith Merchant

child:
Deborah Anne Merchant

child:
Mary Louise Merchant