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MERRILL (Soundex M640) — See also DERRILL, ERMIL, FERRILL, LIMMER, MEREL, MERIL, MERILL, MERLI, MERR, MERRELL, MERRI, MERRIELL, MERRIL, MERRILLS, MERYL, MILER, MILLER, MORRILL, MURRILL, PERRILL, RILL, RIMELL, SERRILL, SHERRILL, TERRILL, VERRILL.

  MERRILL: See also John William Abercrombie — Greene Carrier Bronson — Edward M. Chapin — Apollos Comstock — Robert Filner — LeRoy Rowell Folsom — Fred W. Forness, Jr. — John F. Gilmet — Claudius Buchanan Grant — Augustus George Hazard — Charles Merrill Hough — James Monroe Lown, Jr. — Thomas Allen McBride — Thomas Witherell Palmer — Lycurgus Pitman — Fred Severene Schow — Thomas Seymour — Daniel Merrill Spitler — Rufus Switzer — Lorenzo Eugene Thayer — J. L. Woods-Merrill
  Merrill, (need first name) — of Faribault County, Minn. Candidate for Minnesota state senate 7th District, 1946. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, A. E. — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Physician; postmaster; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1869. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, A. H. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1892, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, A. L. See Alma Lowell Merrill
  Merrill, A. P. — of Campbell, Santa Clara County, Calif. Postmaster at Campbell, Calif., 1901-05. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Abel (1763-1838) — of Warren, Grafton County, N.H. Born in Atkinson, Rockingham County, N.H., November 19, 1763. Member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1821. Died in Warren, Grafton County, N.H., March 23, 1838 (age 74 years, 124 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Mary (Emerson) Merrill (1736-1815) and John Merrill (1737-1797); married to Tamar Kimball (1766-1843); third cousin once removed of Aaron Kellogg, Daniel Davis and Anthony Colby; third cousin twice removed of Aaron Augustus Sargent, Hiram Augustus Huse and Charles L. Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of Eaton Dudley Sargent; fourth cousin of Orsamus Cook Merrill, Timothy Merrill and Noah Davis; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Clement Fessenden, Greene Carrier Bronson, John Russell Kellogg, John Adams Dix, George Smith Catlin, Francis William Kellogg, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), Ayres Phillips Merrill and Joseph Pomeroy Root.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Merrill, Albert D. — of Syracuse, Onondaga County, N.Y.; Fayetteville, Onondaga County, N.Y. Republican. Presidential Elector for New York, 1952, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Albert E. — Democrat. Gold Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Alfred P. — U.S. Vice Consul General in Melbourne, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Alice Smith See Alice Merrill Horne
  Merrill, Alma Lowell (1886-1961) — also known as A. L. Merrill — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Richmond, Cache County, Utah, January 24, 1886. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1948. Mormon. Died in Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho, February 20, 1961 (age 75 years, 27 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Alma Merrill (1861-1936) and Almira Esmerilda (Hendricks) Merrill (1866-1907); married, October 11, 1916, to Gladys Garr (1893-1983); nephew of Ezra Jay Merrill; first cousin of Eugene Hyde Merrill (1908-1973).
  Political family: Merrill family of Richmond, Utah.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Arthur B. — of Houghton, Houghton County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Ayres Phillips (1825-1883) — of Natchez, Adams County, Miss.; New York, New York County, N.Y. Born in Natchez, Adams County, Miss., December 24, 1825. Lawyer; evacuated from Natchez during the Civil War, along with other Northern sympathizers, with the help of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant; U.S. Minister to Belgium, 1876-77. Died in New Jersey, September 16, 1883 (age 57 years, 266 days). Interment at Natchez City Cemetery, Natchez, Miss.
  Relatives: Son of Ayres Phillips Merrill (1798-1873) and Jane Sarah (Moore) Merrill (1800-1849); married, February 18, 1851, to Jane Sarah Surget (1829-1866); third cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Abel Merrill, Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill (1781-1836).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Bailey See Dwight Bailey Merrill
  Merrill, Bayard T. — of Malheur County, Ore. Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Oregon 2nd District, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Benjamin Baker (1871-1951) — also known as Benjamin B. Merrill — of Hockanum, East Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Frankville, Winneshiek County, Iowa, July 20, 1871. Republican. Insurance business; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from East Hartford, 1925-28; defeated, 1942. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., January 2, 1951 (age 79 years, 166 days). Interment at Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Son of George D. Merrill (1826-1906) and Nancy Pulsifer (Treat) Merrill (1829-1902); married to Mary Catherine Gehan (1881-1958); fourth great-grandnephew of Robert Treat; second cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of Arthur Edwards Bidwell; third cousin twice removed of John Taintor, Roger Taintor, Solomon Taintor, Orsamus Cook Merrill and Timothy Merrill; fourth cousin once removed of Greene Carrier Bronson, John Russell Kellogg, John Adams Taintor, Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley, George Smith Catlin, Francis William Kellogg, Henry G. Taintor, Farrand Fassett Merrill and Delos Fall (1848-1921).
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; DuPont family of Wilmington, Delaware (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Bill — of Bloomfield Hills, Oakland County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1968. Still living as of 1968.
  Merrill, Bonnie B. — of South Goshen, Goshen, Hampshire County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Merrill, Carleton Prescott (1870-1962) — also known as Carleton P. Merrill — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Farmington, Franklin County, Maine, January 24, 1870. Republican. Banker; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1916. Died in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, January 1, 1962 (age 91 years, 342 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Israel Warren Merrill (1830-1894) and Lonia C. (Prescott) Merrill (1837-1879); married, November 9, 1895, to Rose I. Williams (1857-1919); married, October 21, 1921, to Helen Green Libby (1875-1966).
  Merrill, Charles E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1947. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Charles H. — of Bartlett, Carroll County, N.H. Democrat. Candidate for New Hampshire state house of representatives from Bartlett, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Charles L. (1869-1950) — of Loudon, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Gilmanton, Belknap County, N.H., July 20, 1869. Republican. Farmer; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Loudon; elected 1938. Died in 1950 (age about 80 years). Interment at Loudon Ridge Cemetery, Loudon, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Jacob Dyer Merrill (1832-1902) and Sarah (Sanborn) Merrill (1833-1908); married, September 17, 1896, to Mary Ellen Weeks (1874-1936); third cousin twice removed of Abel Merrill (1763-1838); third cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Sargent-Arnold-Pike-Davis family of New Hampshire; Hoar-Sherman family of Massachusetts (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Charles Merton (1907-1996) — Born in Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, December 11, 1907. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1959-74; took senior status 1974. Died in San Francisco, Calif., March 29, 1996 (age 88 years, 109 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Merrill, Clarence Sidney (1858-1945) — also known as Clarence S. Merrill — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. Born in San Francisco, Calif., September 8, 1858. Republican. Postmaster at Berkeley, Calif., 1907-16. Died in Alameda County, Calif., October 15, 1945 (age 87 years, 37 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Prudence Varnum (Bradley) Merrill (1822-1886) and Sidney Smith Merrill (1827-1891); married 1881 to Eudella 'Ada' Pratt (1855-1946); second cousin of Fred Emery Beane; second cousin once removed of Emery Oliver Beane; third cousin twice removed of William Bradbury Small; third cousin thrice removed of Mason Weare Tappan; fourth cousin once removed of Samuel Merrill (1822-1899) and Dennis D. Merrill.
  Political families: Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Merrill, D. Bailey See Dwight Bailey Merrill
  Merrill, D. F. — of Easley, Pickens County, S.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1940, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, D. H. — of Texas. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 6th District, 1920, 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, David Nathan (b. 1943) — also known as David N. Merrill — of Maryland. Born in 1943. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh, 1994-97. Still living as of 1997.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Merrill, Dean B. — of Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Hampton, 1948; elected New Hampshire state senate 23rd District 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Delmont See E. Delmont Merrill
  Merrill, Denise W. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1996; member, Rules Committee, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Merrill, Dennis D. (1863-c.1937) — of Seattle, King County, Wash.; Everett, Snohomish County, Wash. Born in Penobscot, Hancock County, Maine, May 21, 1863. Real estate business; mayor of Everett, Wash., 1916-20. Died about 1937 (age about 74 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Dexter Merrill (1818-1897) and Mary (Dearing) Merrill; third cousin twice removed of Mason Weare Tappan (1817-1886); fourth cousin of George Frederick Stone; fourth cousin once removed of Clarence Sidney Merrill.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Tappan-Merrill-Wright family of New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Merrill, Dwight Bailey (1912-1993) — also known as D. Bailey Merrill — of Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind. Born in Hymera, Sullivan County, Ind., November 22, 1912. Republican. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1953-55; defeated, 1954, 1956. Died, from pneumonia following several strokes, in Brentwood Convalescent Center, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Ind., October 14, 1993 (age 80 years, 326 days). Interment at Alexander Memorial Park, Evansville, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Harry Danson Merrill (1885-1925) and Beatrice (Bailey) Merrill (1888-1955); married, December 26, 1939, to Josephine Dreher (1911-2005).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, E. Delmont — of Maine. Progressive. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 4th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, E. R. — of Nepaug, New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at Nepaug, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Earl A. — of Union County, N.J. Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Union County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Edward — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Edward F. — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Justice of Maine state supreme court, 1948-53; chief justice of Maine state supreme court, 1953-54. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Edward J. — of Farmington, Franklin County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Farmington, Maine, 1883. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Edward N. — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Edward R. — of Monroe, Fairfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Monroe, 1930, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Elias W. (1812-1902) — of Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich. Born in Maine, October 2, 1812. Republican. Postmaster at Muskegon, Mich., 1861-63, 1869-75; village president of Muskegon, Michigan, 1867-68; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1868. Died in Muskegon, Muskegon County, Mich., March 26, 1902 (age 89 years, 175 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Muskegon, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Elias Merrill and Dorothy 'Dolly' (Locke) Merrill; married to Sarah A. Titcomb (1812-1893).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Elmer D. — of Dover-Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state house of representatives from Piscataquis County (2nd), 1931-32; Speaker of the Maine State House of Representatives, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Erwin — of Northampton County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Northampton County, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Eugene Hyde (1908-1973) — also known as Eugene H. Merrill — of Utah. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, June 25, 1908. Democrat. Engineer; member, Federal Communications Commission, 1952-53. Mormon. Died in Provo, Utah County, Utah, January 4, 1973 (age 64 years, 193 days). Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  Relatives: Son of Joseph Francis Merrill (1868-1952) and Annie Laura (Hyde) Merrill (1871-1917); married to Barbara McCune Musser (1915-2009); nephew of Ezra Jay Merrill; first cousin of Alma Lowell Merrill (1886-1961).
  Political family: Merrill family of Richmond, Utah.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Ezra Jay (1873-1951) — also known as Ezra J. Merrill — of Pocatello, Bannock County, Idaho. Born in Richmond, Cache County, Utah, November 20, 1873. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1944. Died in Bingham County, Idaho, March 19, 1951 (age 77 years, 119 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Idaho.
  Relatives: Son of Marriner Wood Merrill (1832-1906) and Cyrene (Standley) Merrill (1840-1917); married to Mary Ann McCann (1873-1948); uncle of Alma Lowell Merrill and Eugene Hyde Merrill (1908-1973).
  Political family: Merrill family of Richmond, Utah.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, F. C. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Postmaster at Bay City, Mich., 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, F. S. — of Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Farrand Fassett (1814-1859) — also known as Farrand F. Merrill; Ferrand Fassett Merrill — of Vermont. Born in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., October 24, 1814. Lawyer; secretary of state of Vermont, 1849-53; Washington County State's Attorney, 1854-56; member of Vermont state house of representatives, 1856-57. Died, from a stroke or heart attack, in his law office, Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., May 2, 1859 (age 44 years, 190 days). Interment at Green Mount Cemetery, Montpelier, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of Timothy Merrill and Clara (Fassett) Merrill (1783-1857); married to Eliza Wright (1818-1881); nephew of Orsamus Cook Merrill; fifth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin once removed of Jason Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Aaron Kellogg; third cousin of Silas Dewey Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923); third cousin once removed of Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Daniel Fiske Kellogg, William Pitt Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); third cousin twice removed of Josiah Cowles, Thomas Seymour, Moses Seymour, Charles Collins Kellogg and Henry Theodore Kellogg; third cousin thrice removed of Irene Ellis Murphy; fourth cousin of Luther Walter Badger, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); fourth cousin once removed of Daniel Chapin, Abel Merrill, Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Stephen Daniel Tilden, Morris Woodruff, Horatio Seymour, Elisha Phelps, Henry Seymour, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Upson, Walter Forward, Chauncey Forward, Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill, Rowland Case Kellogg, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Benjamin Baker Merrill (1871-1951).
  Political family: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Ferrand Fassett See Farrand Fassett Merrill
  Merrill, Frank — of Dakota County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 20, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Merrill, Frank S. — of Bristol, Hartford County, Conn. Republican. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Bristol; elected 1922. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Fred See J. Fred Merrill
  Merrill, Mrs. Fred E. — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Frederick Thayer, Jr. (b. 1938) — also known as Rick Merrill — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., December 17, 1938. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Kappa Epsilon; Americans for Democratic Action. Still living as of 1973.
  Merrill, George — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1830-31, 1853. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, George — of Oceola Township, Livingston County, Mich. Supervisor of Oceola Township, Michigan, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, George A. — Republican. Vermont secretary of civil and military affairs, 1860-61; Presidential Elector for Vermont, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, George S. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Postmaster at Lawrence, Mass., 1861-86; delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, George W. (b. 1837) — of Nevada. Born in 1837. U.S. Minister to Hawaiian Islands, 1885-89. Burial location unknown.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Merrill, George Webster — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1858. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Gerri — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Merrill, Gregor C. — of Berkeley, Alameda County, Calif. U.S. Vice Consul in Manila, as of 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Harry A. — of Plymouth, Grafton County, N.H. Democrat. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Plymouth; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Harry E. — of Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maine, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Harry P. — of Bay City, Bay County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1888; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Herbert M. — of Schenectady, Schenectady County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1908 (Socialist, 23rd District), 1916 (Socialist, 30th District), 1918 (Socialist, 30th District), 1926 (Socialist, 30th District), 1932 (Socialist, 30th District), 1942 (American Labor, 30th District), 1950 (Liberal, 31st District), 1952 (Liberal, 32nd District); member of New York state assembly from Schenectady County, 1912; defeated, 1915 (Schenectady County), 1920 (Schenectady County 2nd District), 1921 (Schenectady County 2nd District), 1922 (Schenectady County 2nd District); candidate for New York state senate 32nd District, 1928 (Socialist), 1930 (Socialist), 1934 (Socialist), 1938 (American Labor), 1940 (American Labor). Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Hugh D. — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1928 (alternate), 1936, 1956, 1964; Lieutenant Governor of Alabama, 1931-35; delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Hugh D., Jr. — of Anniston, Calhoun County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1944, 1952 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Irving L. — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Republican. Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1908-11. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, J. D. — of Plant City, Hillsborough County, Fla. Mayor of Plant City, Fla., 1978-79, 1982-85. Still living as of 1985.
  Merrill, J. E. — of Florida. Progressive candidate for Presidential Elector for Florida, 1912; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, J. Fred — of Rockland, Knox County, Maine. Democrat. Mayor of Rockland, Maine, 1872-74. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Jack W. (b. 1929) — of Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in 1929. Candidate in primary for mayor of Lansing, Mich., 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Merrill, Jacob — of Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Postmaster at Falmouth, Maine, 1899. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, James — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County, 1800-01. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, James — of New Berlin, Union County, Pa. Whig. Delegate to Whig National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1839 (speaker). Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, James — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Merrill, James D. — of Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wis. Whig. Postmaster at Milwaukee, Wis., 1851-53. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, James Hamilton (1846-1900) — also known as James H. Merrill — of Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wis. Born in Batavia, Genesee County, N.Y., February 9, 1846. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; lawyer; mayor of Oshkosh, Wis., 1899-1900; died in office 1900. Died, from a stroke of apoplexy, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., June 27, 1900 (age 54 years, 138 days). Interment at Riverside Cemetery, Oshkosh, Wis.
  Relatives: Son of James B. Merrill.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, James M. — Not U.S. citizen; U.S. Consular Agent in Yarmouth, 1863-73. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Jason P. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Jean — of New Castle County, Del. Republican. Candidate for Delaware state senate 10th District, 1970. Female. Still living as of 1970.
  Merrill, Jesse — Republican. Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, John — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1820-21. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, John B. — of Woodhaven, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Queens County District Attorney, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, John B. — of Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maine, 1936, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, John E. (b. 1897) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Yale, St. Clair County, Mich., March 16, 1897. Republican. Lawyer; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1936. Member, Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Order of the Eastern Star; Knights of Pythias; Lions. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of John H. Merrill and Janet M. (Brown) Merrill; married, October 16, 1926, to Mae R. Sullivan.
  Merrill, John F. A. — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Democrat. Candidate for mayor of Portland, Maine, 1901; U.S. Attorney for Maine, 1915-22. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Joseph — of Gardiner, Kennebec County, Maine. Democrat. Postmaster at Gardiner, Maine, 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, June M. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state senate 19th District, 1978; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Merrill, Katherine A. — of Kensington, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Merrill, Keith — of Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn. U.S. Consul in Madrid, as of 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Kitty E. — Dry candidate for delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, L. E. See Lewis Eddy Merrill
  Merrill, Lewis Eddy (1883-1960) — also known as L. E. Merrill — of Brunswick, Chariton County, Mo. Born in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, December 5, 1883. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Chariton County, 1947-50. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Royal Arch Masons; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Brunswick, Chariton County, Mo., May 9, 1960 (age 76 years, 156 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.
  Relatives: Son of Eddy Gildersleeve Merrill (1853-1933) and Eleanora 'Ella' (Smith) Merrill (1853-1941); married, December 9, 1908, to Miss John Early Rucker (1885-1977).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Melville C. — of Yarmouth, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Yarmouth, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Merle — of Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine. Mayor of Auburn, Maine, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Merlin — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1838-39. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Milton M. — of Hancock County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Hancock County, 1862. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Moody — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Republican. Lawyer; president of a street railway; candidate for mayor of Boston, Mass., 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Nancy — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Merrill, Norman — of New Hartford, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from New Hartford, 1828, 1830, 1835. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Norris H. — of Buchanan, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Buchanan, Mich., 1871-73. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Orsamus Cook (1775-1865) — of Bennington, Bennington County, Vt. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., June 18, 1775. Democrat. Newspaper editor and publisher; lawyer; postmaster at Bennington, Vt., 1809-12; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Vermont, 1817-20 (at-large 1817-19, 1st District 1819-20); delegate to Vermont state constitutional convention, 1822; probate judge in Vermont, 1822-23; Bennington County State's Attorney, 1823-25; member of Vermont Governor's Council, 1824-27; member of Vermont state senate, 1836; candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont, 1839. Died in Bennington, Bennington County, Vt., April 12, 1865 (age 89 years, 298 days). Interment at Old Bennington Cemetery, Bennington, Vt.
  Relatives: Son of James Merrill (1751-1807) and Jerusha (Seymour) Merrill (1754-1827); brother of Timothy Merrill; married, August 18, 1805, to Mary 'Polly' Robinson (1781-1831; daughter of Jonathan Robinson); uncle of Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859); fourth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin of Jason Kellogg; second cousin once removed of Aaron Kellogg, Silas Dewey Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923); second cousin twice removed of William Pitt Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); second cousin thrice removed of Charles Collins Kellogg and Henry Theodore Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Irene Ellis Murphy; third cousin of Charles Kellogg (1773-1842) and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Josiah Cowles, Thomas Seymour, Moses Seymour, Luther Walter Badger, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin twice removed of Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill, Rowland Case Kellogg, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Benjamin Baker Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of William Lucius Case, Frank Billings Kellogg, Clement Phineas Kellogg, Edward Russell Kellogg, Edward Stanley Kellogg, Franklin Warren Kellogg and Donald Barr Chidsey; fourth cousin of Daniel Chapin, Abel Merrill, Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Stephen Daniel Tilden, Morris Woodruff, Horatio Seymour (1778-1857), Elisha Phelps, Henry Seymour, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Upson, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Hezekiah Case, Joseph Churchill Strong, Calvin Frisbie, Amaziah Brainard, DeGrasse Maltby, Samuel Clement Fessenden, Henry Taintor, Silas Wright, Jr., John Adams Dix, Marshall Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, David Lowrey Seymour, John Arnold Rockwell, Origen Storrs Seymour, Daniel Rose Tilden, George Catlin Woodruff, Norman A. Phelps, Thomas Henry Seymour, Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff, Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), Hezekiah Cook Seymour, John Smith Phelps, George Seymour, Russell Sage, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee, McNeil Seymour, Ayres Phillips Merrill and Henry William Seymour.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Ozias — of Fulton County, Ohio. Delegate to Ohio state constitutional convention from Fulton County, 1873. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Phil C. See Philemon C. Merrill
  Merrill, Philemon C. — also known as Phil C. Merrill — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for Arizona, 1934-36. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Richard T. — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Village president of Battle Creek, Michigan, 1854-55. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Rick See Frederick Thayer Merrill, Jr.
  Merrill, Rick — of Lisle, DuPage County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Merrill, Robert A. — of Raytown, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Mayor of Raytown, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Merrill, Robert D. — of New York. U.S. Consul in Sydney, 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Robert J. — of Claremont, Sullivan County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 7th District, 1911-12. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, S. P. — of Florence, Lauderdale County, Ala. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Samuel (1792-1855) — of Indiana. Born in 1792. Indiana state treasurer, 1823-35. Died in 1855 (age about 63 years). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Ind.
  Merrill, Samuel (1822-1899) — of New Hampshire; Iowa. Born in Turner, Androscoggin County, Maine, August 7, 1822. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state legislature, 1854; member of Iowa state legislature, 1859; general in the Union Army during the Civil War; Governor of Iowa, 1868-72. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 31, 1899 (age 77 years, 24 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Son of Abel Merrill (1785-1859) and ABigail (Hill) Merrill (1788-1835); married to Catherine Thomas (1810-1848) and ELizabeth D. Hill (1826-1888); second cousin once removed of William Bradbury Small (1817-1878); fourth cousin once removed of George W. Clough, Harlan Page Andrews, Darvin Pratt Clough, William Rockwell Clough and Clarence Sidney Merrill.
  Political families: Kidder family of Connecticut; Clough family of New Hampshire; Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Sayre — of Exeter, Rockingham County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Exeter; elected 1956. Still living as of 1956.
  Merrill, Selah (1837-1909) — of Andover, Essex County, Mass. Born in Canton Center, Canton, Hartford County, Conn., May 2, 1837. Clergyman; author; archaeologist; U.S. Consul in Jerusalem, 1882-86, 1891-1905. Congregationalist. Died in Alameda County, Calif., January 22, 1909 (age 71 years, 265 days). Interment at Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Daniel Merrill (1801-1852) and Lydia (Richards) Merrill; married, April 29, 1875, to Adelaide Brewster Taylor (1845-1929); first cousin once removed of Greene Carrier Bronson; first cousin thrice removed of Aaron Kellogg; second cousin once removed of John Russell Kellogg; second cousin twice removed of Hezekiah Case; second cousin thrice removed of Noah Phelps; third cousin once removed of Parmenio Adams, George Smith Catlin, Francis William Kellogg and Edward Russell Kellogg; third cousin twice removed of Jason Kellogg, Jonathan Brace, Augustus Pettibone, Charles Kellogg (1773-1842), Orsamus Cook Merrill, Elisha Phelps, Timothy Merrill, Rufus Pettibone, Amos Pettibone and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; fourth cousin of Asahel Pierson Case, Hiram Bidwell Case and Arthur Tappan Kellogg; fourth cousin once removed of Thomas Kimberly Brace, Luther Walter Badger, Silas Dewey Kellogg, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg, Theodore Davenport, Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, William Alfred Buckingham, Norman A. Phelps, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg, John Smith Phelps, Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859), Augustus Herman Pettibone, Charles Kellogg (1839-1903), Nelson Platt Wheeler, William Egbert Wheeler, Joseph Wells Holcomb and William Lucius Case.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Merrill, Sheldon — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Sherburne R. — of Colebrook, Coos County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 1st District, 1879-82. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Shirley K. — of Lebanon, Grafton County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Merrill, Simeon — of Fairfield, Somerset County, Maine. Postmaster at Fairfield, Maine, 1893. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Stephen — Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alaska, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Merrill, Stephen E. (b. 1946) — also known as Steve Merrill — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Born in Hampton, Rockingham County, N.H., June 21, 1946. Republican. Lawyer; New Hampshire state attorney general, 1984-89; Governor of New Hampshire, 1993-97. Episcopalian. Still living as of 2014.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Merrill, Steve See Stephen E. Merrill
  Merrill, T. B. — of Palatka, Putnam County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Thomas — of Enfield, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 11th District, 1852-54; member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1854-55, 1856-57. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Thomas — of Michigan. Candidate for Michigan state senate 22nd District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, Timothy (1781-1836) — of Vermont. Born in Farmington, Hartford County, Conn., March 16, 1781. Secretary of state of Vermont, 1831-36. Died in Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., July 27, 1836 (age 55 years, 133 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Merrill (1751-1807) and Jerusha (Seymour) Merrill (1754-1827); brother of Orsamus Cook Merrill; father of Farrand Fassett Merrill (1814-1859); fourth great-grandson of Thomas Welles; second cousin of Jason Kellogg; second cousin once removed of Aaron Kellogg, Silas Dewey Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1846-1923); second cousin twice removed of William Pitt Kellogg and William Sheffield Cowles (1898-1986); second cousin thrice removed of Charles Collins Kellogg and Henry Theodore Kellogg; second cousin four times removed of Irene Ellis Murphy; third cousin of Charles Kellogg (1773-1842) and Daniel Fiske Kellogg; third cousin once removed of Josiah Cowles, Thomas Seymour, Moses Seymour, Luther Walter Badger, Elisha Hotchkiss, Jr., Greene Carrier Bronson, Chester Ashley, Daniel Kellogg (1791-1875), Alvan Kellogg, Alvah Nash, John Russell Kellogg, Day Otis Kellogg, Dwight Kellogg, George Smith Catlin, Albert Gallatin Kellogg, Francis William Kellogg, Ensign Hosmer Kellogg and Charles Kellogg (1839-1903); third cousin twice removed of Orlando Kellogg, William Dean Kellogg, Stephen Wright Kellogg, George Bradley Kellogg, Daniel Kellogg (1835-1918), Arthur Tappan Kellogg, Selah Merrill, Rowland Case Kellogg, Arthur Burnham Woodford and Benjamin Baker Merrill; third cousin thrice removed of William Lucius Case, Frank Billings Kellogg, Clement Phineas Kellogg, Edward Russell Kellogg, Edward Stanley Kellogg, Franklin Warren Kellogg and Donald Barr Chidsey; fourth cousin of Daniel Chapin, Abel Merrill, Gaylord Griswold, Jeremiah Mason, Stephen Daniel Tilden, Morris Woodruff, Horatio Seymour (1778-1857), Elisha Phelps, Henry Seymour, Oliver Owen Forward, Daniel Upson, Walter Forward and Chauncey Forward; fourth cousin once removed of Ebenezer Huntington, Hezekiah Case, Joseph Churchill Strong, Calvin Frisbie, Amaziah Brainard, DeGrasse Maltby, Samuel Clement Fessenden, Henry Taintor, Silas Wright, Jr., John Adams Dix, Marshall Chapin, Graham Hurd Chapin, David Lowrey Seymour, John Arnold Rockwell, Origen Storrs Seymour, Daniel Rose Tilden, George Catlin Woodruff, Norman A. Phelps, Thomas Henry Seymour, Lewis Bartholomew Woodruff, Horatio Seymour (1810-1886), Hezekiah Cook Seymour, John Smith Phelps, George Seymour, Russell Sage, Howkin Bulkley Beardslee, McNeil Seymour, Ayres Phillips Merrill and Henry William Seymour.
  Political families: Kellogg-Seymour-Chapin-Adams family of Connecticut and New York; Woodruff-Hornblower-Seymour-Wadsworth family of Connecticut; Murphy-Merrill family of Harbor Beach, Michigan (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Merrill, W. F. — of Massachusetts. Prohibition candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, 1903. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, W. H. — of Salem, Essex County, Mass. Postmaster at Salem, Mass., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, W. H. — Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, William — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 47, 1933-34. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Merrill, William F. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1929-40. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Merrill, William G. — of Secket, Freeport, Cumberland County, Maine. Postmaster at Secket, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Merrill, William H. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 18th District, 1966. Still living as of 1966.


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