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Charles Merz

Born: 23-Feb-1893
Birthplace: Sandusky, OH
Died: 31-Aug-1977
Location of death: Manhattan, NY [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Editor of the New York Times, 1938-61

Military service: American Expeditionary Force (military intelligence, 1917-19, 1st Lt.)


[1] 10 Gracie Square, Manhattan, NY.

Father: Charles Hope Merz (physician)
Mother: Sakie Prout
Wife: Evelyn Scott (m. 1924, until his death, no children)

    High School: Sandusky High School, Sandusky, OH
    University:
BA English and History, Yale University (1915)

    The New York Times Editor (1938-61)
    The New York Times Editorial Board (1931-38)
    The New York World Associate Editor (1924-31)
    The New York World Staff Correspondent, Europe and Far East (1921-23)
    The New Republic Associate Editor (1920)
    The New Republic Washington Correspondent (1916-17)
    Harper's Weekly Review Managing Editor (1915-16)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Centerville, U.S.A. (1924)
The Great American Bandwagon (1928)
The Dry Decade (1931)


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