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Frank Merriam

AKA Frank Finley Merriam

Born: 22-Dec-1865
Birthplace: Hopkinton, IA
Died: 25-Apr-1955
Location of death: Long Beach, CA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Long Beach, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of California, 1934-39

Father: Henry C. Merriam
Mother: Anna E.
Wife: Elnora Hitchcock ("Nellie E. Boronson-Day", m. 10-Jul-1889, three children)
Son: Frank Howard Merriam
Son: Robert M. Merriam (d. in infancy)
Wife: Jessie Steward Lipsey ("Jessie Millisack", m. 25-Jan-1936, d. 13-Jun-1948)

    University: Lenox College
    Administrator: Trustee, Lenox College

    Governor of California (7-Jun-1934 to 2-Jan-1939)
    Lieutenant Governor of California (1931-34)
    California State Assembly 70th (1917-27)
    Iowa State Official State Auditor (1899-1903)
    Iowa State House of Representatives (1897-99)
    Hopkinton Leader Owner (1893)
    Declared Martial Law 1934

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