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MERRIAM, Robert Edward

Male 1918 - 1988  (69 years)


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  • Name MERRIAM, Robert Edward   [1
    Born 2 Oct 1918  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Interests or Hobbies 1947  [3
    AUTHOR: "Dark December: Full Account of the Battle of the Bulge" 
    Occupation 1946-1947  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    DIRECTOR: Metropolitan Housing Council 
    Interests or Hobbies 1954  [3
    AUTHOR: Co-authored with Charles E. Merriam - "The American Government" 

    • Democracy in Action
    Occupation 1947-1955  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    ALDERMAN: Also Chairman - Commission on Housing and Emergency 

    • Commission on Crime
    Interests or Hobbies 1957  [3
    AUTHOR: "Going Into Politics" 
    Military Service UNITED STATES ARMY - Captain in World War II  [1
    Occupation 1955-1958  [3
    ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: United States Bureau of the Budget 
    Occupation 1958-1961  [3
    DEPUTY ASSISTANT: To the President of the United States 
    Occupation 1961-1970  [3
    VICE-PRESIDENT: Portable Electric Tools, Inc. 

    • President, Spaceonics, Inc.
      President, University Patents Inc. of Illinois
    Occupation 1971-1976  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT: Urban Investment and Development Co. 

    • Chairman of the Board, MGA Tech., Inc., Chicago
    Died 26 Aug 1988  Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Person ID I8848  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified 27 Oct 2021 

    Father MERRIAM, Charles Edward,   b. 15 Nov 1874, Hopkinton, Delaware Co, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1953, Rockville, Montgomery Co, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother DOYLE, Elizabeth Hilda,   b. 23 Jun 1880, Constableville, Lewis Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1973, Sandy Spring, Montgomery Co, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 1900 
    Family ID F3108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 JUNGKUNZ, Jane,   b. Abt 1920, , , Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F3109  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 WIESENGRUND, Margareta Violette Elisabeth,   b. 23 Jun 1920, Altotting, , Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 2003, Marinette, Marinette Co, Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1950 
    Children 
     1. MERRIAM, Aimee Claire
     2. MERRIAM, Oliver Steven
     3. MERRIAM, Monique Elizabeth
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F14451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Oct 1918 - Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - DIRECTOR: Metropolitan Housing Council - 1946-1947 - Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ALDERMAN: Also Chairman - Commission on Housing and Emergency - 1947-1955 - Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT: Urban Investment and Development Co. - 1971-1976 - Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 1988 - Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington Co, Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S427] Personal Knowledge of: MERRIAM, Oliver.

    2. [S649] BIRTH Record: Illinois, USA, (www.FamilySearch.org), 1878-1922 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S386] WEBSITE: ABILENE, KANSAS, USA, Dwight D. Eisenhower Library, (http://www.eisenhower.archives.gov).

    4. [S387] OBITUARY: Illinois, USA, Chigago Tribune, http://articles.chicagotribune.com/1988-08-27/news/ (Reliability: 2), 1988.

    5. [S142] WEBSITE: Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=49259985&PIpi=47728837 (Reliability: 2).