Merritt, Lewis

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John E. Merritt was born in Tidioute, Pennsylvania, on November 28, 1861, and worked for the Rocky Mountain Oil & Development Company in Duluth, Minnesota, in the early 20th century. Merritt, whose father Leonidas owned the company, served as its vice president and general manager, and he sometimes supervised crews digging for oil in Minnesota and in Elko, Nevada. Following his time in the oil business, Merritt became a farmer and served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1923 until his death on July 6, 1932. Merritt and his wife Etta had three daughters: Callie, Edna, and Addie.

From the guide to the John E. Merritt letters, Merritt, John E. letters, 1901-1905, (William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan)

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creatorOf Merritt, Lewis C. The ombudsman : typescript, 1969 Jan. / Lewie C. Merritt. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf John E. Merritt letters 1901-1905 Merritt, John E. letters William L. Clements Library
creatorOf Merritt, Lewis C. [Genghis Khan] : typescript, 1963 Oct / Lewis G. Merritt. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf Merritt, Lewis C. The uniform commercial code : typescript, 1966 Oct. / Lewis C. Merritt. University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
creatorOf OAC Review Index. Our Old Boys Page, OAC Review, V.16, No.6, Mar.1904, p.43-46. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
creatorOf Ontario Agricultural College. Students. Ex-students of the Ontario Agricultural College : 1893. University of Guelph. McLaughlin Library
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