John L. Merriam

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John Lafayette Merriam

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Birthplace: Brookfield, Madison County, New York, United States
Death: Died in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
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Son of Gen. William Strong Merriam and Jane Merriam
Husband of Mahala Kimpton Delano and Helen Merriam
Father of William R. Merriam, Governor; Jennie E Merriam; John Wilder Merriam; Robert H Merriam and Alanson Wilder Merriam
Brother of Sylvia Steele; Louise Merriam and Carrie C Eggleston

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About John L. Merriam

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_L._Merriam

John L. Merriam (February 6, 1825 – January 12, 1895) was a Minnesota banker, politician and Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives, representing St. Paul. He was instrumental in helping to organize First National Bank of Minnesota, and he served as vice president of Merchants National Bank.

He began service in the Minnesota House of Representatives in 1870, and was elected speaker that year, serving in the position until 1871. His son, William R. Merriam, later served as speaker of the house in 1887, and was elected governor in 1888

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John L. Merriam's Timeline

1825
1825
Brookfield, Madison County, New York, United States
1849
July 26, 1849
Age 24
Wadham's Mills, Essex County, New York, United States
1858
1858
Age 33
New York
1864
1864
Age 39
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
1868
1868
Age 43
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
1872
1872
Age 47
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
1895
1895
Age 70
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States