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Merrill, James

(Encyclopedia) Merrill, James (James Ingram Merrill), 1926–95, American poet, b. New York City. Born into wealth as the son of Charles Merrill , he studied at Amherst College (grad. 1947) and was free...

James Merrill JEFFORDS, Congress, VT

Senate Years of Service: 1989-2007Party: Republican; IndependentJEFFORDS, James Merrill, a Representative and a Senator from Vermont; born in Rutland, Rutland County, Vt., May 11, 1934; attende…

Profile of Dina Merrill

Name at birth: Nedenia Marjorie HuttonDina Merrill was an American actress best known for her movie roles in the 1950s, an aristocratic blond who appeared in Desk Set and Operation Petticoat. Dina Me…

Merrill, Charles Edward

(Encyclopedia) Merrill, Charles Edward, 1885–1956, American stockbroker and investment banker, founder of Merrill Lynch & Co., b. Green Cove Springs, Fla. Forced by financial hardship to leave college, ...

Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

(Encyclopedia) Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, American architectural firm founded in 1936 in New York City by Louis Skidmore (1897–1962), Nathaniel A. Owings (1903–84), and John O. Merrill (1896–1975). T...

Ashley, Merrill

(Encyclopedia) Ashley, Merrill, 1950–, American ballerina, b. St. Paul, Minn. as Linda Michelle Merrill. She studied (1964–67) at the School of American Ballet, joining the parent New York City Balle...

Merrill, Robert

(Encyclopedia) Merrill, Robert, 1917–2004, American baritone, b. Brooklyn, N.Y., as Moishe Miller. In 1945 he won the Metropolitan Opera's Auditions of the Air and in the same year made his debut as Germont...

Judith Merril Biography

Judith Merril(Juliet Grossman; pseudonyms Ernest Hamilton, Cyril Judd, Judith Merril, Rose Sharon, Eric Thorstein)science fiction writerBorn: 1/21/1923Birthplace: New York City A writer, edito…

Judith Merril Biography

Judith Merrilwriter, editor With a literary approach to science fiction, Merril was influential in setting the course of modern science fiction. Early in her career, she was associated with t…

Bob Merrill 1998 Deaths

Bob Merrillsongwriter prolific composer and lyricist of the familiar “How Much is that Doggie in the Window,” and Broadway musicals, includingFunny Girl, Carnival and New Girl in T…