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MEREL (Soundex M640) — See also ELMER, EMLER, LEMER, LEMMER, MELLER, MERIL, MERILL, MERKEL, MERL, MERLE, MERRELL, MERRIELL, MERRIL, MERRILL, MERYL, MOREL, REMEL, REMMEL.

  Merel, Alicia — of Ohio. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1982. Female. Still living as of 1982.


MERENDINO (Soundex M653) — See also BEREND, BERENDS, BERENDSEN, BERENDT, BOUNDINOT, CONDINO, FERNANDINO, FERRANDINO, GERENDE, HERENDEEN, LANDINO, MERENESS, POMERENE, POMMERENING, PRENDIVILLE, SECUNDINO, VERMEREN, VRENDI.

  Merendino, Biagio — of Clarksburg, Harrison County, W.Va. Honorary Vice-Consul for Spain in Clarksburg, W.Va., 1921. Burial location unknown.


MERENESS (Soundex M652) — See also BENESSI, BRENES, CATHERENE, DENESSA, FERENEZ, MARINUS, MEARNS, MEHRENS, MERENDINO, MERNAYSA, MORENUS, MORONES, NESS, POMERENE, POMMERENING, ROGENESS, SERENE, SEVERENE, VANDENESSEN, VANRENESSE, VERMEREN.

  Mereness, Charles S. — of Lowville, Lewis County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 23rd District, 1894; delegate to New York state constitutional convention 32nd District, 1915. Burial location unknown.
  Mereness, Everett D. (c.1910-1994) — of Sharon Springs, Schoharie County, N.Y. Born about 1910. Democrat. Candidate for New York state senate 39th District, 1938; chair of Schoharie County Democratic Party, 1942. Died, of pulmonary fibrosis, February 12, 1994 (age about 84 years). Interment somewhere in Scottsdale, Ariz.


MERETSKY (Soundex M632) — See also BABETSKY, BIEMERET, LUBETSKY, POLONETSKY, RADETSKY, SCHENETSKY, SCHNETSKY, SELETSKY, TURETSKY, URETSKY.

  Meretsky, Jules — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate 16th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.


MERGUIRE (Soundex M626) — See also BERGUIDO, BERGUNDTHAL, BERGUS, BOURGUIGNON, CALIGUIRE, FERGUS, FERGUSON, FERGUSSON, GUIRE, HAMMERGREN, LAGUIRE, LARGUIER, MACGUIRE, MAGUIRE, MARGARIE, MARGERIE, MCGUIRE, MEGGUIRE, MURGUIA, PIERGUE, SURGUINE.

  Merguire, G. L. — of Palo Alto, Santa Clara County, Calif. Postmaster at Palo Alto, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.


MERHIGE (Soundex M620) — See also DROMMERHAUSEN, HIGEL, HIGENS, KLIEHIGE, MAROG, MEIGHER, MOHRIG, MORAG, MULVERHILL, OVERHISER, SCHAMERHORN, SCHERMERHORN, SUMMERHILL, UNDERHILL, VOLMERHAUS, WHIGELT, ZIMMERHACKEL.

  Merhige, Robert Reynold, Jr. (1919-2005) — of Virginia. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., February 5, 1919. Served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1967-86; took senior status 1986. Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Died in Richmond, Va., February 18, 2005 (age 86 years, 13 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile


MERIALDO (Soundex M643) — See also ADRIAL, ARIAL, DALLIMORE, DERIAL, EMERALD, IMPERIAL, IMPERIALE, JIALDINI, MEMORIAL, MERIAM, MERIAN, MODARELLI, MORIAL, MURIAL, OMERIA, OUIALD, RIAL, ROMMERIAM, SATRIALE, SHERIAL.

  Merialdo, Peter — of Carson City, Nev. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merialdo, V. P. — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Nevada, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERIAM (Soundex M650) — See also MARIAM, MARRIOM, MARYAM, MERIALDO, MERIAN, MERRIAM, MEYERHEIM, MIRYAM, MORHAIM, MURIM, MYRIAM, OMERIA, ROMMERIAM.

  MERIAM: See also Meriam Louise Reynosa
  Meriam, Albert Younglove — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Consular Agent for France in Cleveland, Ohio, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Meriam, Ted See Theodore Meriam
  Meriam, Theodore (1910-2001) — also known as Ted Meriam — of Chico, Butte County, Calif. Born in Chico, Butte County, Calif., April 18, 1910. Mayor of Chico, Calif., 1949-59. Died in Chico, Butte County, Calif., August 5, 2001 (age 91 years, 109 days). Interment at Chico Cemetery, Chico, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Morrison Ellsworth Meriam (1867-1947) and Annie (Lund) Meriam (1871-1937).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial


MERIAN (Soundex M650) — See also FERIANC, GUDERIAN, KEVERIAN, LEKERIAN, MAINER, MANIER, MARIAN, MARIEN, MARINE, MARNIE, MERIALDO, MERIAM, MERION, MERREAN, MERREN, MINEAR, MIRIAN, MYRENE, OMERIA, REIMAN, REIMANN, RIEMAN, ROMMERIAM, RUDERIAN, VALERIANO.

  MERIAN: See also Charles Merian Cooper — Merian Frederick


MERIDETH (Soundex M633) — See also COLERIDER, DETHEROW, DETHIEFSEN, DETHLOFF, DETHMERS, DETHOMAS, HERIDES, MEREDITH, MERYDITH, SUDDETH.

  MERIDETH: See also Merideth R. Pitts


MERIKA (Soundex M620) — See also AMERIKO, ARIKA, MARECKI, MARIKO, MARKIE, MARROCCO, MARUCCI, MORACCO, MORIKAWA, SRIKANTH.

  MERIKA: See also Merika Coleman


MERIL (Soundex M640) — See also ERMIL, LIMMER, MEREL, MERILEE, MERILL, MERILOU, MERL, MERLI, MERRELL, MERRIELL, MERRIL, MERRILL, MERVIL, MERYL, MILER, MILLER, RIMELL, SUMMERILL.

  MERIL: See also Meril Stumberger


MERILEE (Soundex M640) — See also AILEE, CAVILEER, ELMIRE, KILEEN, LEMIRE, MARILEE, MEILLER, MERIL, MERILL, MERILOU, MERRELLI, MERRIELL, REIMEL, RILEE, RIMMELLE, SUMMERILL.

  MERILEE: See also Merilee O'Neal


MERILL (Soundex M640) — See also ERMIL, LIMMER, MEREL, MERIL, MERILEE, MERILOU, MERLI, MERRELL, MERRIELL, MERRIL, MERRILL, MERYL, MILER, MILLER, RILL, RIMELL, SUMMERILL.

  Merill, C. H. Sayre — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Exeter, 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Merill, Sayre See C. H. Sayre Merill


MERILOU (Soundex M640) — See also CIRILO, DOBRILOVICH, FRILOUX, MARILOU, MAVILOU, MERIL, MERILEE, MERILL, PATTILOU, PILOUT, SUMMERILL, TRIANTAFILOU, WORRILOW.

  MERILOU: See also Merilou Athens-Barnekow


MERINBAUM (Soundex M651) — See also AUGHINBAUGH, KLEINBAUM, SHEINBAUM.

  Merinbaum, Leo — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 4th District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERINO (Soundex M650) — See also CALKERINOS, CEFERINO, FAVERINO, MANDERINO, MARINO, MENINO, MERION, MERLINO, MERSINO, MINORE, MIRIANO, MONIER, PELLERINO, ROMINE, SAVERINO, SERINO, SEVERINO, ZEFERINO.

  Merino, Angelo — of Monroe, Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1939. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merino, Felipe — of Hawthorne, Los Angeles County, Calif. Candidate for mayor of Hawthorne, Calif., 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Merino, Rafael — of Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state assembly 34th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.


MERION (Soundex M650) — See also CERIONI, EMERIO, ERION, MARION, MERIAN, MERINO, MERLON, MERREAN, MERREN, MERTON, MINORE, MIRIAN, MONIER, MYRENE, RION, ROMINE, THERION.

  MERION: See also George W. Gillie — Merion Robert Samborski


MERIT (Soundex M630) — See also DEMERITT, DEMERITTE, EMERIT, MERITT, MERITZER, MERRETT, MERRIT, MERRITT, MITTER, TIMMER.

  MERIT: See also Merit Bradford — Merit Brooks — Merit H. Cash — Merit E. Leming


MERITT (Soundex M630) — See also AVERITT, DEMERITT, DEMERITTE, EMERIT, EVERITT, MARGUERITTE, MERIT, MERITZER, MERRETT, MERRIT, MERRITT, MITTER, MORITT, RITT, TIMMER, WHERITT.

  MERITT: See also Meritt O. Ryder


MERITZER (Soundex M632) — See also DEMERITT, DEMERITTE, EMERIT, FRITZE, FRITZEN, HENRITZE, KRITZER, LAURITZEN, MERIT, MERITT, MESERITZ, PERITZ, SPRITZER.

  Meritzer, Manuel (born c.1892) — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; Miramar, Broward County, Fla. Born about 1892. Candidate for mayor of Miramar, Fla., 1959. Burial location unknown.


MERIVALE (Soundex M614) — See also BELLERIVE, CHERIVTCH, DAUTERIVE, ERIVES, JERIVA, MIRAVAL, PERCIVALE, RIVALIER, VALE.

  MERIVALE: See also Jan Sterling


MERIWEATHER (Soundex M636) — See also MERIWETHER, MERRIWEATHER, MERRIWETHER, MERRYWEATHER.

  MERIWEATHER: See also Reuben Handy Meriwether — Meriweather Stuart
  Meriweather, Norman R. — of Miller, Hand County, S.Dak. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1972. Still living as of 1972.


MERIWETHER (Soundex M636) — See also MERIWEATHER, MERRIWEATHER, MERRIWETHER, MERRYWEATHER, WERTHEIMER.

  MERIWETHER: See also Thomas Overton Brooks — Meriwether Lewis — Meriwether Lewis Randolph — Meriwether Smith — Joseph Meriwether Terrell — Meriwether Lewis Walker
  Meriwether, David (1755-1822) — of Georgia. Born in Albemarle County, Va., March 27, 1755. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1797-1800; Speaker of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 1797-1800; U.S. Representative from Georgia, 1801-02, 1803-07 (at-large 1801-02, 1803-05, 3rd District 1805-07); Presidential Elector for Georgia, 1816, 1820. Died near Athens, Clarke County, Ga., November 16, 1822 (age 67 years, 234 days). Interment in private or family graveyard.
  Relatives: Son of James Meriwether (1729-1801) and Judith Hardenia (Burnley) Meriwether (1741-1760); married, November 14, 1782, to Frances Wingfield (1763-1820); father of James Meriwether (1788-1852); uncle of David Meriwether; first cousin of James Meriwether (1755-1817); first cousin once removed of Meriwether Lewis and James Archibald Meriwether; first cousin twice removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether (1820-?) and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); second cousin five times removed of Arthur Sidney Demarest; third cousin of Theodorick Bland; third cousin once removed of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; third cousin twice removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meriwether County, Ga. is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meriwether, David (1800-1893) — Born in Louisa County, Va., October 30, 1800. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state legislature, 1832; candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 7th District, 1847, 1851; delegate to Kentucky state constitutional convention, 1849; secretary of state of Kentucky, 1851-52; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1852; Governor of New Mexico Territory, 1853-57; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1858-85; Speaker of the Kentucky State House of Representatives, 1859. Died near Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky., April 4, 1893 (age 92 years, 156 days). Interment at Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William Meriwether (1760-1842) and Elizabeth (Winslow) Meriwether (1768-1820); married, February 22, 1822, to Sarah Hoar Leonard (1800-1859); nephew of David Meriwether (1755-1822); cousin by marriage of Franklin Pierce; first cousin of James Meriwether (1788-1852); first cousin once removed of James Meriwether (1755-1817); second cousin of Meriwether Lewis and James Archibald Meriwether; second cousin once removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); third cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland; fourth cousin of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
  Political families: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meriwether, David W. — of Knox County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Knox County, 1893-96. Burial location unknown.
  Meriwether, James (1755-1817) — of Georgia. Born in Albemarle County, Va., June 4, 1755. Georgia state comptroller general, 1799-1804. Died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga., October 25, 1817 (age 62 years, 143 days). Interment somewhere in Louisville, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of David Meriwether (1726-1772) and Mary (Weaver) Meriwether; married, May 22, 1790, to Susannah Hatcher (1767-1836); father of James Archibald Meriwether; first cousin of David Meriwether (1755-1822); first cousin once removed of Meriwether Lewis, James Meriwether and David Meriwether (1800-1893); first cousin twice removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); second cousin five times removed of Arthur Sidney Demarest; third cousin of Theodorick Bland; third cousin once removed of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; third cousin twice removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut; Pierce-Merriam family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meriwether, James (1788-1852) — of Georgia. Born in Wilkes County, Ga., June 22, 1788. Member of Georgia state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1825-27. Died in Madison County, Tenn., July 13, 1852 (age 64 years, 21 days). Interment a private or family graveyard, Clarke County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of David Meriwether (1755-1822) and Frances (Wingfield) Meriwether (1763-1820); first cousin of David Meriwether (1800-1893); first cousin once removed of James Meriwether (1755-1817); second cousin of Meriwether Lewis and James Archibald Meriwether; second cousin once removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); third cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland; fourth cousin of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
  Political families: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meriwether, James Archibald (1806-1852) — of Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga. Born in Louisville, Jefferson County, Ga., September 20, 1806. Member of Georgia state house of representatives, 1831-36, 1838, 1843, 1851-52; U.S. Representative from Georgia at-large, 1841-43; superior court judge in Georgia, 1845-49. Died in Eatonton, Putnam County, Ga., April 18, 1852 (age 45 years, 211 days). Interment at Union Cemetery, Eatonton, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of James Meriwether (1755-1817) and Susannah (Hatcher) Meriwether (1767-1836); first cousin once removed of David Meriwether (1755-1822); second cousin of Meriwether Lewis, James Meriwether (1788-1852) and David Meriwether (1800-1893); second cousin once removed of George Rockingham Gilmer, Reuben Handy Meriwether and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); third cousin once removed of Theodorick Bland; fourth cousin of John Randolph of Roanoke and Henry St. George Tucker; fourth cousin once removed of Nathaniel Beverly Tucker.
  Political families: Demarest-Meriwether family of New Jersey; Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Meriwether, R. H. See Reuben Handy Meriwether
  Meriwether, Reuben Handy (b. 1820) — also known as R. H. Meriwether — of Decatur, Macon County, Ill. Born in Howard County, Md., June 20, 1820. Mayor of Decatur, Ill., 1876. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Thomas Beale Dorsey Meriweather (1786-1836) and Maria (Handy) Meriweather (1795-1847); married, December 3, 1846, to Hester Austin; first cousin twice removed of David Meriwether (1755-1822) and James Meriwether (1755-1817); second cousin once removed of Meriwether Lewis, James Meriwether (1788-1852), David Meriwether (1800-1893) and James Archibald Meriwether; third cousin of George Rockingham Gilmer and Frances Meriwether (1848-1940; who married Anson Rainey); third cousin twice removed of Daniel Carroll, Charles Carroll of Carrollton and Theodorick Bland; fourth cousin once removed of John Randolph of Roanoke, Henry St. George Tucker and Levin Irving Handy (1861-1922).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Breckinridge-Preston-Cabell-Henry family of Virginia; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Lee-Randolph family of Maryland and Virginia; Meriwether-Kellogg-Tyler family of Virginia and Connecticut (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Meriwether, Roy B. (b. 1884) — of Monroe City, Monroe County, Mo. Born in Rolla, Phelps County, Mo., December 18, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; Monroe County Prosecuting Attorney, 1917-19; circuit judge in Missouri 10th Circuit, 1943-47. Member, American Bar Association. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Robert Meriwether and Alice (Bondurant) Meriwether; married 1908 to Jess Henderson.
  Meriwether, William C. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1980-82. Still living as of 1982.


MERKEL (Soundex M624) — See also BERKEL, BERKELBACH, BERKELEY, BERKELMAN, ERKEL, KELLMER, KEMLER, KEMMLER, KLEMER, KLEMMER, MARCAL, MARCHAL, MARCHEL, MARCKEL, MARKEL, MARKELL, MEREL, MERKL, MERKLE, MERKLEE, PERKEL.

  MERKEL: See also Gordon S. Summers
  Merkel, Charles F. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from New York County 15th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Merkel, John C., Jr. — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Democrat. U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, 1977-81; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Merkel, Peter — of Sussex County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1828-31. Burial location unknown.


MERKIN (Soundex M625) — See also BERKIN, BERKING, BERKINS, ELDERKIN, JERKINS, MARKIN, MIRKIN, PERKINS, PERKINSON, PETERKIN.

  Merkin, Michael J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1964. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERKL (Soundex M624) — See also MEARKLE, MERKEL, MERKLE, MERKLEE, MERKLEY, MERKLING, MERL.

  Merkl, Jack — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 19th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


MERKLE (Soundex M624) — See also BERKLEY, BUERKLE, KELLMER, KEMLER, KEMMLER, KLEMER, KLEMMER, MAERKLE, MARKLE, MEARKLE, MERKEL, MERKL, MERKLEE, MERKLEY, MERKLING, MERLE, SILBERKLEIT.

  Merkle, Bob See Robert C. Merkle
  Merkle, C. A. — Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for South Dakota, 1936; South Dakota railroad commissioner, 1939-. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merkle, John A. (b. 1883) — Born in Spokane, Spokane County, Wash., February 23, 1883. U.S. Vice Consul in Glauchau, 1907-08; U.S. Vice & Deputy Consul in Bergen, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Merkle, Norman H. — of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa. Socialist. Candidate for Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Allegheny County 2nd District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Merkle, Patricia J. — of Fair Haven, St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Merkle, Robert C. — also known as Bob Merkle — of Roseville, Macomb County, Mich.; Fraser, Macomb County, Mich.; Anchorville, St. Clair County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980 (alternate), 1984, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Merkle, Robert W., Sr. — of Clinton, Prince George's County, Md. American candidate for Governor of Maryland, 1970. Still living as of 1970.
  Merkle, Robert W., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, 1982-88. Still living as of 1988.
  Merkle, Walter — of Norwood Park, Cook County, Ill.; Harwood Heights, Cook County, Ill. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1952, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERKLEE (Soundex M624) — See also BERKLEY, BUERKLE, DUNCKLEE, DUNKLEE, KELLMER, KEMLER, KEMMLER, KLEE, KLEEB, KLEEMAN, KLEES, KLEMER, KLEMMER, MAERKLE, MERKEL, MERKL, MERKLE, MERKLEY, MERKLING, SILBERKLEIT, VANKLEECK, VANKLEEF, WALKLEE.

  Merklee, George F. — of New York. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880; Presidential Elector for New York, 1880. Burial location unknown.


MERKLEY (Soundex M624) — See also ARKLEY, BARKLEY, BERKLEY, BUERKLE, BURKLEY, KIRKLEY, MAERKLE, MARKLEY, MERKL, MERKLE, MERKLEE, MERKLING, SILBERKLEIT.

  MERKLEY: See also William Porter Coltharp
  Merkley, Jeff See Jeffrey Merkley
  Merkley, Jeffrey — also known as Jeff Merkley — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


MERKLING (Soundex M624) — See also BERKLICH, KLING, LING, MERKL, MERKLE, MERKLEE, MERKLEY, MERLING, SHARKLIN.

  Merkling, F. J. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Merkling, Frank J. — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Burial location unknown.


MERKSAMER (Soundex M625) — See also BERKSHIRE, BERKSON, BERKSTRESSER, BUKSA, CASAMERE, DERKSEN, DIERKS, DIERKSHEIDE, ERKSON, ROKSANDICH, SAMER, WICKSALL.

  Merksamer, Steve — of Carmichael, Sacramento County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1992. Still living as of 1992.


MERKT (Soundex M623) — See also KIRKTON, MARCHETTI, MARCHITTO, MARCOTTE, MARKT.

  Merkt, Richard A. — also known as Rick Merkt — of Mendham Township, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly 25th District; elected 2003; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 2009. Still living as of 2009.
  Campaign slogan (2009): "The Only Republican With State Experience."
  Merkt, Rick See Richard A. Merkt


MERL (Soundex M640) — See also HAMERL, HAMMERL, MEARL, MEREL, MERIL, MERKL, MERLE, MERLET, MERLI, MERLING, MERLINO, MERLO, MERLON, MERLYM, MERLYN, MERYL, MURL, MYRLE, WERL.

  MERL: See also George Merl Batchelor — Merl J. Bragg — Merl Grupe — Merl Hamill — Merl H. Shipman


MERLE (Soundex M640) — See also ELMER, EMLER, HAMMERLE, KIMMERLE, LEMER, LEMMER, MEARL, MELE, MELLER, MEREL, MERKLE, MERL, MERLET, MERLI, MERLO, MERRELL, MURLE, MYRLE, POMERLEAU, REMEL, REMMEL.

  Merle, Lynn — of Vineland, Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Merle, Roger — Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 2nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.


MERLET (Soundex M643) — See also BERLET, EVERLETH, HAMMERLE, HERLET, KIMMERLE, LEMMERT, MARLATT, MARLETT, MARLETTA, MARLETTE, MARLOTT, MARROLETTI, MERL, MERLE, METTLER, MURALT, POMERLEAU, TREMELL, TREMMEL.

  Merlet, Charles C. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Hartford; elected 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERLI (Soundex M640) — See also EMERLINDA, ERMIL, HAMMERLING, KEMMERLING, KIMMERLING, LIMMER, MARLAY, MARLEY, MARLO, MARLOW, MARLOWE, MELI, MERIL, MERILL, MERL, MERLE, MERLING, MERLINGTON, MERLINO, MERLO, MERRIL, MERRILL, MILER, MILLER, MORLEY, MYERLY, RIMELL, SMERLING, SUMMERLIN, WELLMERLING, WEMERLING.

  Merli, John J. — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERLING (Soundex M645) — See also EMERLINDA, ERLING, HAMMERLING, HERLING, KEMMERLING, KIMMERLING, LING, MARLING, MARLINGA, MERKLING, MERL, MERLI, MERLINGTON, MERLINO, MORLING, REMLING, SMERLING, SUMMERLIN, WELLMERLING, WEMERLING, WERLING.

  Merling, Bert — of Chisago City, Chisago County, Minn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERLINGTON (Soundex M645) — See also ARLINGTON, BURLINGTON, DARLINGTON, EMERLINDA, GARLINGTON, HAMMERLING, HARLINGTON, KEMMERLING, KIMMERLING, MERLI, MERLING, MERLINO, SMERLING, SUMMERLIN, TURLINGTON, WELLMERLING, WEMERLING.

  Merlington, Robert — of Kent County, Mich. Democrat. Democratic candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Kent County 3rd District, 1950 (primary), 1952, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.


MERLINO (Soundex M645) — See also CARLINO, EMERLINDA, HAMMERLING, KEMMERLING, KIMMERLING, LINO, MARLENA, MARLENEE, MERINO, MERL, MERLI, MERLING, MERLINGTON, MORLINO, NORMILE, SMERLING, SUMMERLIN, WELLMERLING, WEMERLING.

  Merlino, Ernest J. — of Camden County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state senate 5th District, 1977. Still living as of 1977.
  Merlino, Joseph P. (c.1923-1998) — of Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Born about 1923. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly District 6-B, 1968-71; member of New Jersey state senate, 1972-81 (District 6-B 1972-73, 13th District 1974-81); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1976; candidate in primary for Governor of New Jersey, 1981. Died October 7, 1998 (age about 75 years). Burial location unknown.


MERLO (Soundex M640) — See also LEROM, LOOREM, MARLAY, MARLEY, MARLO, MARLOW, MARLOWE, MELLOR, MELO, MERL, MERLE, MERLI, MERLON, MOLER, MOLLER, MOREL, MORELL, MORLEY, MORRELL, MYERLY, ORMEL, ROMEL, ROMELL, ROMMEL.

  Merlo, John — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1960, 1964. Still living as of 1964.


MERLON (Soundex M645) — See also BERLON, FERLONG, HERLONG, MARLEEN, MARLIN, MARLON, MARLYN, MERION, MERL, MERLO, MERLYN, MOERLIEN, MOLNER, MORLAN, MURLENE, SHERLONDA.

  MERLON: See also Merlon Lingenfelter


MERLYM (Soundex M645) — See also MERL, MERLYN, SUMMERLYN.

  MERLYM: See also Merlym Valleau


MERLYN (Soundex M645) — See also BERLYN, KIMBERLYN, MANNERLYN, MARLEEN, MARLIN, MARLON, MARLYN, MERL, MERLON, MERLYM, MOERLIEN, MORLAN, MUNNERLYN, MURLENE, SUMMERLYN, VANDERLYN, VERLYN.

  MERLYN: See also Merlyn E. Johnson — Merlyn Smith


MERMAN (Soundex M655) — See also AMERMAN, AMMERMAN, BREMERMAN, DAMMERMANN, ERMAN, HAMERMAN, HAMMERMAN, HERMAN, LEMMERMAN, MAUERMAN, MAURMAN, MERSMAN, MOHRMANN, MOORMAN, MOORMANN, MORMAN, MURMAN, OMMERMAN, ROEMERMAN, SIMMERMAN, STAMMERMAN, TIMERMAN, TIMMERMAN, WERMAN, ZIMMERMAN, ZIMMERMANN.

  Merman, Lawrence E., Jr. — of Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Monroe County, 1961. Still living as of 1961.


MERMELL (Soundex M654) — See also ARMELLINO, BERMEL, CAMMERMEYER, CARMELLA, ERMELING, FORMELL, HAMMERMEISTER, HERMELIN, MELL, ROTHERMEL, VANDERMELDE, VERMEL.

  Mermell, Jesse — of Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2004. Still living as of 2004.


MERMOUD (Soundex M653) — See also ARMOUDIAN, ARMOUR, CARMOUCHE, HAMMOUD, LARMOUR, LARMOUTH, MOUDY, QARMOUT, QUERTERMOUS.

  Mermoud, J. F. — of Monett, Barry County, Mo. Democrat. Farmer; livestock raiser; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Barry County, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.


MERN (Soundex M650) — See also HERN, MERNA, MERNAYSA, MERNE, MERNI, MERNIE, MERR, NERN, OMERNICK, VANSUMMERN, ZIMMERN.

  Mern, Chalmers — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Republican. Candidate for New York state senate 4th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.


MERNA (Soundex M650) — See also ERMAN, MANER, MANNER, MAREEN, MAREN, MARNA, MARNEY, MARNI, MARNIE, MARNO, MARREEN, MARREN, MENA, MENNA, MERN, MERNAYSA, MERNE, MERNI, MERNIE, MIRNA, MORNEAU, NAMER, OMERNICK, REMANN, VANSUMMERN, ZIMMERN.

  MERNA: See also Merna Fremstad


MERNAYSA (Soundex M652) — See also AYSA, BERNAYS, DEZAVALAYSAENZ, MARINUS, MEARNS, MEHRENS, MERENESS, MERN, MERNA, MERNE, MERNI, MERNIE, MORENUS, MORONES, NAYSMIT, NAYSMITH, OMERNICK, RAYSA, VANSUMMERN, ZIMMERN.

  MERNAYSA: See also Mernaysa Rivera


MERNE (Soundex M650) — See also ERNE, MENER, MERN, MERNA, MERNAYSA, MERNI, MERNIE, MERREN, NEMER, OMERNICK, VANSUMMERN, ZIMMERN.

  MERNE: See also Cecil Merne Putnam Cross


MERNI (Soundex M650) — See also ERNI, MARNA, MARNEY, MARNI, MARNIE, MARNO, MERN, MERNA, MERNAYSA, MERNE, MERNIE, MERRI, MINEER, MINER, MINNER, MIRNA, MORNEAU, NIMMER, OMERNICK, VANSUMMERN, ZIMMERN.

  MERNI: See also M. C. Merni Fitzgerald


MERNIE (Soundex M650) — See also BERNIE, BERNIECE, BERNIER, DELESDERNIER, ERMINE, ERNIE, KERNIE, MARNA, MARNEY, MARNI, MARNIE, MARNO, MERN, MERNA, MERNAYSA, MERNE, MERNI, MIRNA, MORNEAU, NEREIM, OMERNICK, VANSUMMERN, VERNIE, VERNIER, ZIMMERN.

  MERNIE: See also Mernie Herald


MEROLA (Soundex M640) — See also DGEROLAMO, LAMORE, LAMOREE, MEROLLA, MOLERA, MORALEE, MORELLA, ROMEAL.

  Merola, Alfonso J. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merola, Mario (d. 1987) — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Democrat. Bronx County District Attorney, 1973-87. Died October 17, 1987. Burial location unknown.


MEROLLA (Soundex M640) — See also FETTEROLL, LAMORE, LAMOREE, MEROLA, MOLERA, MORALEE, MORELLA, OLLA, ROLLAND, ROLLANDET, ROLLASON, ROMEAL.

  Merolla, Helen — of Piscataway, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.


MEROW (Soundex M600) — See also MEDROW, MERROW, MIRO, MOWER, WOMER, WOOMER.

  Merow, Florence L. — of Morgantown, Monongalia County, W.Va. Democrat. Mayor of Morgantown, W.Va., 1981; member of West Virginia state house of delegates 32nd District; elected 1984. Female. Still living as of 1984.


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